Persicaria barbata (L.) H.Hara

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Polygonaceae
  • Basionym : Polygonum barbatum L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Persicaria barbata (L.) H.Hara
  • Vernacular name : Velluthamuthalamookku (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along stream sides
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Cuddalore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Theni district, Tirunelveli district, Tiruvannamalai district
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol.2.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. barbata. Downloaded on 20 November 2019.


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