Polygala wightiana Wall. ex Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : POLYGALACEAE
    (Milkwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SANJIVANI FAMILY (संजीवनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POLYGALACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in plains and grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 26/10/2012
  • Collection Nos : FAP 41848
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kalasamudram RF (Anantapur district)
    • Kerala : Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, Ramanathapuram district, Tirunelveli district, Dharmapuri district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : India, Malaysia to Northern Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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 wightiana. Downloaded on 27 January 2021.

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