Stemodia serrata (Hochst.) Benth.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : SCROPHULARIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Stemodia serrata (Hochst.) Benth.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist situations among grasses
  • Comments / notes : Common
  • Key identification features : Herbs, robust, annual, viscidly pubescent, stems 4-angled. Leaves sessile, base amplexicaul. Flowers pale purple, axillary, solitary.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Raigad district, Thane district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.548. Botanical survey of India, Govt. 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=Stemodia serrata. Downloaded on 14 July 2020.

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