Canscora pauciflora Dalz.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Gentianaceae
  • Species : Canscora pauciflora
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Canscora diffusa (Vahl) R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult.
  • Endemism : South India
  • Key identification features : Annual erect herb; stem 4-winged. Leaves sessile, 3-nerved, lower leaves are ovate or obovate while the upper ones are smaller, glabrescent, acute, entire. Flowers in lax dichotomous cymes. Capsule globose or ellipsoid, seeds numerous.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-May
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional in moist grasslands on the hills.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. pauciflora. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.


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