Corbichonia decumbens (Forssk.) Exell

  • Family : AIZOACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lophiocarpaceae
  • Species : Corbichonia decumbens
  • Synonym : Orygia decumbens Forssk.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Corbichonia decumbens (Forssk.) Exell
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0417; KFP 10441
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., K.R.K.Swamy & K.Sankara Rao; S.R.Ramesh & B.R.Ramesh
  • Collection Date : 26/11/15; 16/11/1979
  • Collection Locality : Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary, Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh State; Toranagal, Bellary district, Karnataka State
  • Habitat : Scrub Jungle
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : November-May
  • Native : Paleotropics
  • Comments : Common in open fields by river banks and wastelands.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Tamil Nadu State); Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Chitteri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district, former North Arcot), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivagangai district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villupuram district), Sathanur forest, Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Aluru Kona forest (Ananthapur district), Kurnool district, Nagarjunakonda Hills (Guntur district), Jammalkonda Hills, Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary (Chittoor district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. decumbens. Downloaded on 9 July 2020.


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