Glossostigma diandrum (L.) Kuntze

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PHRYMACEAE
  • Basionym : Limosella diandra L.
  • Synonym(s) : Glossostigma spathulatum (Hook.) Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Glossostigma diandrum (L.) Kuntze
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist places
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains by banks of ponds and in marshy places.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Hassan district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Alappuzha district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruchirapalli district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district
  • Native : India, Bangladesh, Australia, Cameroon
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Tropical Africa, 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; 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District
  • 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=Glossostigma diandrum. Downloaded on 2 June 2020.

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