Polyzygus tuberosus Walp.

 
  • Family : APIACEAE
    (CARROT or PARSLEY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Species : Polyzygus tuberosus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : A weak, glabrous herb, often perennating by solitary ovoid tubers. Stem is hispid with triangular-ovate leaves. Radical leaves several. Leaves are triangular-ovate. Inflorescence in terminal or lateral compound umbels. Involucre of about 2-5 hispid bracteoles. Flowers are unequal, reduced calyx teeth. Petals subequal with an ellipsoid schizocarp, dorsally compressed. Lateral ribs with narrow wings.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Rare on hills of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3
  • 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=Polyzygus tuberosus. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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