Chirita hamosa Wall. ex R.Br.

 
  • Family : GESNERIACEAE
    (Gesneria Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : CHARELA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : GESNERIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Microchirita hamosa (R.Br.) Yin Z.Wang
  • Vernacular name : Alamnara (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist and shaded places on hills
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Bargarh district, Kalhandi district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa 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=Chirita hamosa. Downloaded on 11 May 2021.

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