Russelia equisetiformis Schltdl. & Cham.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PLANTAGINACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Russelia juncea Zucc.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Russelia equisetiformis Schltdl. & Cham.
  • Common name : Weeping Mary, Coral plant
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Often planted in gardens
  • Key identification features : A much -branched shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collection Locality : Ganjam, Ganjam District
  • Native : Mexico
  • World Distribution : Widely cultivated
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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=Russelia equisetiformis. Downloaded on 29 November 2020.

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