Lindernia oppositifolia (Retz.) Muk.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Linderniaceae
  • Basionym : Gratiola oppositifolia Retz.
  • Synonym(s) : Bonnaya oppositifolia (Retz.) Spreng.; Vandellia oppositifolia (Retz.) Haines; Ilysanthes oppositifolia (Retz.) Urban
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas, also on plains, on the floor of scrub jungles up to 1000m.
  • Comments / notes : Some higher altitude specimens are much smaller in size
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Chittoor district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Dindigul district
  • Native : South Asia
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : South and SE. Asia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur 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=Lindernia oppositifolia. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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