Anagallis arvensis L.

  • Family : PRIMULACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Primulaceae
  • Species : Anagallis arvensis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Anagallis arvensis L.
  • Common name : Sheperd's Clock
  • Vernacular name : Jonkomari (Hin.); Suryakanthi soppu (Kan.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Native : Mediterranean, Western Europe
  • Comments : On hills above 800 m and abundant in fallow fields.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar district (Karnataka State); Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district, former North Arcot), Melagiri Hills (Dharmapuri district) (Tamil Nadu State); Kadapa district (Andhra Pradesh State); Cuttack district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropics and Temperate regions of the World
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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. arvensis. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.


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