Elatostema lineolatum Wight

 
  • Family : URTICACEAE
    (Nettle Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BICHCHHOO FAMILY (बिच्छू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : URTICACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Elatostema lineolatum Wight
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills inside sholas on woods and rocks.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Himalayas, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2.
  • 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=Elatostema lineolatum. Downloaded on 4 March 2021.

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