Spermacoce latifolia Aublume

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Spermacoce latifolia Aubl.
  • Vernacular name : Pachhapalla, Vellatharavu, Tharavu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist and dry deciduous forests and waste places
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruvannamalai district
  • Native : Tropical America
  • World Distribution : Naturalised in other Tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; 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=Spermacoce latifolia. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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