Torenia violacea (Azaola ex Blanco) Pennel

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Linderniaceae
  • Basionym : Mimulus violaceus Azaola & Blanco
  • Synonym(s) : Torenia peduncularis Benth. ex Hook. f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Torenia violacea (Azaola ex Blanco) Pennell
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Hill forests, moist places and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district
    • Odisha : Gajapati district, Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district, Sambalpur district, Dhenkanal district
    • Tamil Nadu : Cultivated in gardesn
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Java, Philippines
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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=Torenia violacea. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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