Stemodia viscosa Roxb.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PLANTAGINACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Antikamini (Kannada); Bodda saramu, Gunta kaminam, Gunta kakinamu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains along river banks, low-lying areas, bunds of arable land and fallow fields
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Nellore district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district
  • World Distribution : Afghanistan, India, Sri Lanka
  • 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; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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=Stemodia viscosa. Downloaded on 16 August 2022.

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