Lindernia ruellioides (Colsm.) Pennell

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Linderniaceae
  • Basionym : Gratiola ruelloides Colsm.
  • Synonym(s) : Bonnaya reptans (Roxb.) Spreng.; Gratiola repens Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lindernia ruellioides (Colsm.) Pennell
  • Common name : Duckbill Pimpernel
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Semi-Evergreen forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on grazing ground and hills up to 1400m by stream banks and moist places.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Puri district
    • Tamil Nadu : Throughout Tamil Nadu
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • World Distribution : Tropical & sub-Tropical Asia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : 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=Lindernia ruellioides. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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