Dopatrium lobelioides (Retz.) Benth.

    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PLANTAGINACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dopatrium lobelioides (Retz.) Benth.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Near cultivated fields, water logged fields and ponds
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains, on the floor of scrub jungles and post-monsoon puddles in clayey soil.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Namakkal district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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. lobelioides. Downloaded on 21 January 2022.

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