Lindernia parviflora (Roxb.) Haines

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LINDERNIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lindernia parviflora (Roxb.) Haines
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along river banks, marshy areas and grasslands
  • Comments / notes : On plains to 1400m. Gregarious herb on perennially moist and low-lying areas like river banks.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district,Kodagu (Coorg) district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Native : Tropical Africa, Tropical Asia
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, India, Himalayas, Myanmar, Indo-China
  • 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; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
  • 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 parviflora. Downloaded on 6 April 2020.

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