Neanotis foetida (Dalzell) W.H.Lewis

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Neanotis subtilis (Miq.) ined.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Very common during monsoon in the crevices of rocks, tree trunks and on grassy slopes
  • Key identification features : Slender annual harb. Leaves sessile, linear-lanceolate. Flowers subsessile, white or pink. Capsule didymous; cells usually 5-seeded. Seeds compressed
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1982, CJS 11198
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District
  • 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=Neanotis foetida. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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