Browallia americana L.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Browallia demissa L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Browallia americana L.
  • Common name : Jamaican Forget-Me-Not
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Cultivated in gardens
  • Comments / notes : Sometimes an escape
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : R.Raghavendra Rao
  • Collection Date : 31/01/1971
  • Collection Nos : R.R.Rao 1212
  • Collection Locality : B.R.Hills, Chamarajnagar district (KA)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Cultivated in gardens
  • Native : South America
  • World Distribution : Most parts of the world
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore
  • 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=Browallia americana. Downloaded on 17 September 2019.

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