Geophila repens (L.) I.M.Johnst.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Geophila repens (L.) I.M.Johnst.
  • Vernacular name : Karimutthil, Karinkudungal (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in sacred groves
  • Flower, Fruit : July-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Geophila repens. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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