Triumfetta rhomboidea N. Jacq.

 
  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (Linden Or Jute Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : FALSA FAMILY (फालसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : MALVACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Triumfetta angulata Lam; Triumfetta trilocularis Roxb.; Triumfetta tungarensis Billore; Triumfetta bartramia L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
  • Common name : Common Burbush, Burweed
  • Vernacular name : Puramutti, Ottarai (Tamil); Jingirita (Sanskrit); Thinjhira (Marathi); Oorpam, Ottukayal (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Open situations and footHills of deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : On plains up to 1400m. Locally abundant in fallow lands, sometimes as a weed
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy, Arun Singh R & K.Sankara Rao; Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & Navendu Page; Navendu Page, Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 19-11-2014; 25-02-2016; 23-03-2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-103; HJCB-0507; HJCB-0600
  • Collection Locality : Palamner forest range, Chittoor district (AP); Mahanadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Nyagarh district (OD); Karadyur, Yercaud Hills, Salem District (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Guntur district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district (Karnataka State)
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Salem district, The Nilgiri district, Villipuram district, Vellore district, Dharmapuri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : Pantropical
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; 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 rhomboidea. Downloaded on 4 July 2020.

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