Canscora diffusa (Vahl) R.Br.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Gentianaceae
  • Species : Canscora diffusa
  • Basionym : Gentiana diffusa Vahl
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Canscora diffusa (Vahl) R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult.
  • Vernacular name : Janjada (Tel.); Burrurria (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0502
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy, Arun Singh R. & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 25/02/16
  • Collection Locality : Mahanadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Nayagarh District, Odisha State
  • Habitat : Stream banks of Mixed forest
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Native : India
  • Comments : On moist hilly regions, in shade along stream banks and fallow fields up to 800 m.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district, Kolar district (Karnataka State); Penchalakona Hills (Nellore district), Srikakulam district, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Kalahandi district, Koraput district, Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district), Keonjhar district, Mahanadi Wildlife Sanctuary (Nayagarh district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, India, Sri Lanka, South-East Asia, Tropical Australia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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. diffusa. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.


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