Hedyotis cyanantha Kurz

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Hedyotis caerulea Wight & Arn.; Oldenlandia caerulea Gamble
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hedyotis cyanantha Kurz
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Lateritic slopes and grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Rare in grasslands, plains in poor gravelly soil and also in scrub jungles.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Nellore district
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Ballari district, Uttara Kannada district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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 cyanantha. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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