Polypleurum stylosum (Wight) J.B.Hall

 
  • Family : PODOSTEMACEAE
    (River Weed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PODOSTEMON FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PODOSTEMACEAE
  • Basionym : Dicraeia stylosa Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polypleurum stylosum (Wight) J.B. Hall
  • Vernacular name : Karimpayal (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : On rocks along streams
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Collection Nos : KFP 5552, KFP 10925
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamilnadu, India vol. 2
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Polypleurum stylosum. Downloaded on 6 December 2021.

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