Lindernia tenuifolia (Colsm.) Alston

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Linderniaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lindernia tenuifolia (Colsm.) Alston
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Gravelly soil along the coasts, banks of back waters
  • Comments / notes : Often in gravelly, moist soil.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Common
  • Native : Malay peninsula
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Malay Islands, Vietnam, Indo-China
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : 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 tenuifolia. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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