Hedyotis biflora (L.) Lam.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Thecagonum biflorum (L.) Babu; Oldenlandia paniculata L.; Hedyotis biflora (L.) R.Br.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Oldenlandia biflora L.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Weed in the plains
  • Comments / notes : In plains and along water courses of low-lying areas.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-May
  • Collection Nos : KFP 13278
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Alappuzha district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Koraput district, Cuttack district, Puri district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore 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=Hedyotis biflora. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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