Osbeckia chinensis L.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Melastomataceae
  • Species : Osbeckia chinensis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Osbeckia chinensis L.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Comments : On marshy soil, sunny slopes among rocks in hills above 1000 m.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Srikakulam district, Cherukonda Hills (Visakhapatnam district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Shevaroy Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Kalahandi district, Deomali Hills (Koraput district), Sambalpur district, Angul district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Tropical Himalaya, Nepal, Myanmar, Taiwan, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, China, Japan, Malesia, New Guinea, Northern Australia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; 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; 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=Osbeckia chinensis. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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