Didymocarpus tomentosus Wight

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Gesneriaceae
  • Species : Didymocarpus tomentosus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Henckelia incana (Vahl) Spreng.
  • Vernacular name : Paraiotti (Tam.)
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional in Eastern Ghats among rocky crevices and boulders in moist places.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Kekati RF (Ananthapur district), Galikonda Hills, Anantagiri Hills (Visakhapatnam district), Bison Hills (East Godavari district), Veligonda Hills (Nellore district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Didymocarpus tomentosus. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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