Torenia fournieri Lind. ex Fourn.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LINDERNIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Torenia fournieri Linden ex E. Fourn.
  • Common name : Wishbone flower, Ladys slipper, Blue wing
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grown as garden plant
  • Comments / notes : Often cultivated in gardens
  • Key identification features : An erect herb, branched
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collection Nos : CS 6946
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Indo-China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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=Torenia fournieri. Downloaded on 30 May 2020.

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