Priva cordifolia (L.f.) Druce

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (VERBENA or VERVAIN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Verbenaceae
  • Basionym : Buchnera cordifolia L.f.
  • Synonym(s) : Priva leptostachya Juss.; Streptium asperum Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Priva cordifolia (L.f.) Druce
  • Vernacular name : Pachareni (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests and scrub forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills and along river banks as an undergrowth in thickets to 1400m
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 12/08/2009
  • Collection Nos : FAP 36500
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram Forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Anantapur district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills, Kalrayan Hills, Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Chitteri Hills, Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills, Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Priva cordifolia. Downloaded on 23 September 2019.

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