Triumfetta pentandra A.Rich.

 
  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (LINDEN or JUTE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Triumfetta pentandra A.Rich.
  • Vernacular name : Nichardi (Marathi)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Mixed deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : On plains to 700m. Sometimes a weed of watelands and fallow lands.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Navendu Page, Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0599
  • Collection Locality : Karadyur, Yercaud Hills, Salem district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Guntur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district), Coimbatore district, Thanjavur district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Africa, Cape Verde Islands, Formosa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; 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., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Triumfetta pentandra. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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