Ophiorrhiza rugosa var. prostata (D.Don) Deb & Mondal

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (Madder Or Coffee Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COFFEE FAMILY (कॉफी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : RUBIACEAE
  • Basionym : Ophiorrhiza prostrata D.Don
  • Synonym(s) : Ophiorrhiza harrisonii G.Don; Ophiorrhiza harrisiana Heyne ex G.Don
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ophiorrhiza rugosa var. prostrata (D.Don) Deb & Mondal
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Common along the banks of streams in shady places
  • Key identification features : Succulent
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Cuttack district, Dhenkanal district, Angul district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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=Ophiorrhiza rugosa var. prostata. Downloaded on 12 July 2020.

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