Verbena rigida Sprengel

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (VERBENA or VERVAIN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Verbenaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Verbena bonariensis var. rigida (Spreng.) Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Verbena rigida Spreng.
  • Common name : Sandpaper Verbena
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Often planted in gardens and sometimes as an escape.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : Central and South America
  • World Distribution : Introduced in Old world
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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=Verbena rigida. Downloaded on 23 September 2019.

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