Anagallis arvensis L.

 
  • Family : PRIMULACEAE
    (Primrose Or Primula Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KRISHNANEEL FAMILY (कृष्ण नील फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PRIMULACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Anagallis arvensis L.
  • Common name : Sheperd's Clock
  • Vernacular name : Jonkomari (Hindi); Suryakanthi soppu (Kannada)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 800m and abundant in fallow fields.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chikkamagaluru district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, Dharmapuri district, Salem district, Namakkal district
  • Native : Mediterranean
  • World Distribution : Tropics and Temperate regions of the World
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg
  • 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=Anagallis arvensis. Downloaded on 6 July 2020.

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