Lindernia ciliata (Colsm.) Pennell

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Linderniaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lindernia ciliata (Colsm.) Pennell
  • Vernacular name : Khedkura (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist places in moist and dry deciduous forests and also in plains
  • Comments / notes : Often grows well on banks of streams and in marshes up to 750m. More prominent and mixed with grasses after rains.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-November
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy, Arun Singh R, K. Sankara Rao & Siddharthan
  • Collection Date : 26/10/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0119; HJCB-0125
  • Collection Locality : Talakona, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Throughout
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district
  • Native : Tropical Asia, Australia
  • World Distribution : Malaysia, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka, SE. Asia, Northern Australia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.; Matthew, K.M., The 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=Lindernia ciliata. Downloaded on 15 December 2019.

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