Centranthera tranquebarica (Spreng.) Merr

    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : OROBANCHACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Centranthera tranquebarica (Spreng.) Merr.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands and open moist sandy places
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vizianagaram district, Nellore district, Kadapa district
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Cuttack district, Sambalpur district, Puri district, Kendrapara district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka to Australia
  • 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.
  • 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=Centranthera tranquebarica. Downloaded on 27 September 2023.

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