Lecanthus peduncularis (Royle) Wedd.

 
  • Family : URTICACEAE
    (NETTLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Urticaceae
  • Basionym : Procris peduncularis Wall. ex Royle
  • Synonym(s) : Lecanthus wightii Wedd.; Elatostamma ovatum Wight.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lecanthus peduncularis (Wall. ex Royle) Wedd.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen and shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare on mossy rocks in moist and shaded places
  • Flower, Fruit : September-November
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Bargarh district, Koraput district
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; 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=Lecanthus peduncularis. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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