Neanotis tubulosa (G.Don) Mabb.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (Madder Or Coffee Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COFFEE FAMILY (कॉफी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : RUBIACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Hedyotis quadrilocularis Thwaites; Neanotis quadrilocularis (Thwaites) W.H.Lewis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Neanotis tubulosa (G.Don) Mabb.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1300m by perennially moist slopes, opengrasslands under partly shaded regions
  • Key identification features : An erect annual herb. Leaves ovate to elliptic, membranous. Flowers in terminal or axillary subsessile capitate cymes. Capsule membranous, broader than long. Seeds pitted
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Collection Nos : CJS 10246, CJS 11207, CS 7461
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara.
  • 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=Neanotis tubulosa. Downloaded on 15 June 2021.

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