Spermacoce remota Lam.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Spermacoce assurgens Ruiz & Pavon; Borreria assurgens (Ruiz & Pav.)
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Spermacoce remota Lam.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas
  • Comments / notes : Found growing as a weed along roadsides
  • Flower, Fruit : March-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Ernakulam district, Alappuzha district
  • Native : Tropical America
  • World Distribution : India, Tropical Africa, Madagascar and Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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 remota. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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