Polygala arillata Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don

 
  • Family : POLYGALACEAE
    (Milkwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SANJIVANI FAMILY (संजीवनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : POLYGALACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polygala arillata Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in forests bordering sholas above 1200 m
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Collector(s) Name : R. Raghavendra Rao; Raja K. Swamy & Noel Sebastian
  • Collection Date : 04/10/1970; 24-11-2018
  • Collection Nos : R.R. Rao 969; HJCB-1765
  • Collection Locality : B.R. Hills, Chamarajanagar district (KA); Devikulam, Idukki district, Kerala
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Chamarajanagar district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Malesia, S.China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Herbarium specimen from Devikulam, Idukki district, Kerala
  • 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=Polygala arillata. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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