Spermacoce mauritiana O. Gideon

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Basionym : Borreria exilis L.O. Williams
  • Synonym(s) : Spermacoce mauritiana Osea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Spermacoce exilis (L.O.Williams) C.D.Adams ex W.C.Burger & C.M.Taylo
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist and dry deciduous forests and waste places
  • Comments / notes : Common in moist shady habitats
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district,Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : Tropical America
  • World Distribution : Tropical America, introduced elsewhere
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; 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=Spermacoce mauritiana. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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