Pygmaeopremna herbacea (Roxb.) Mold

  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (Verbena Or Vervain Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SAGVAN FAMILY (सागवान फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LAMIACEAE
  • Basionym : Premna herbacea Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Premna herbacea Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Gudmari, Githia, Putrani (Oria); Bharangi (Hindi); Nelaneredu, Adavi nela, Guntu bharangi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in hills of northern Eastern Ghats. The plant is pyrogenous with respect to its habitats and survivies on landscaps prone to forest fires
  • Flower, Fruit : April-August
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district, Koraput district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia and Australasia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. herbacea. Downloaded on 5 June 2020.

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