Galium asperifolium Wall.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (COFFEE FAMILY OR MADDER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Galium asperifolium
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Galium asperifolium Wall.
  • Key identification features : Occasional rambling scabrous herbs. Stem is quadrangular. Leaves are whorled with an apiculate apex, hirsute and subsessile. Flowers are axillary or solitary. Stamens are exserted. Style is two forked.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : April-December
  • Comments : Occasional along waysides in thickets and in hill forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State); Srikakulam district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Afghanistan, Thailand
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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=Galium asperifolium. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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