Adenosma indianum (Lour.) Merr.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Plantaginaceae
  • Basionym : Manulea indiana Lour.
  • Synonym(s) : Adenosma capitatum (Benth.) Benth. ex Hance; Adenosma bilabiata (Roxb.) Merr.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Adenosma indianum (Lour.) Merr.
  • Vernacular name : Rasnajadi (Oria); Kasithumba (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Deciduous and semi-evergreen forest and grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Near water bodies
  • Flower, Fruit : June-January
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Cuttack district, Sambalpur district, Khurda district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Adenosma indianum. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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