Triumfetta rotundifolia Lam.

 
  • Family : TILIACEAE
    (Linden Or Jute Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : FALSA FAMILY (फालसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MALVACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Triumfetta malabarica Koen. ex Rottb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Benki tuttori (Kannada); Adayoti (Tamil); Mendul, Mendurl (Marathi)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Open situations and footHills of deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains by wayside or arable lands and also on hill slopes in deciduous forests.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 27/09/2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 40118
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Anantapur district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Kottayam district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Vellore district, Pudukkottai district, Ramanathapuram district, Salem district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : South Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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 rotundifolia. Downloaded on 4 March 2024.

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