Dopatrium junceum (Roxb.) Ham. ex Benth.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PLANTAGINACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dopatrium junceum (Roxb.) Buch.-Ham. ex Benth.
  • Common name : Rushlike Dopatrium
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy places, near ponds, rice fields and riverbeds
  • Comments / notes : On hills from 1400m. Locally abundant in perennially moist places, especially by banks of post monsoon puddles.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district, Chittoor district, CGP, West Godavari district
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : Tropical Asia, Australia
  • World Distribution : Eastern tropics
  • 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.; 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=Dopatrium junceum. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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