Vahlia dichotoma (Murray) Kuntze

 
  • Family : SAXIFRAGACEAE
    (SAXIFRAGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Vahliaceae
  • Basionym : Heuchera dichotoma Murr.
  • Synonym(s) : Vahlia oldenlandioides Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Vahlia dichotoma (Murray) Kuntze
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : On plains in moist gravelly soils, locally abundant by river banks.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Nellore district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district
    • Odisha : Puri district (Beach)
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Africa, Madagascar, Vietnam, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Vahlia dichotoma. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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