Geophila repens (L.) I.M.Johnst.

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Geophila repens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Geophila repens (L.) I.M.Johnst.
  • Key identification features : A prostrate, creeping herb, puberulous. Leaves orbicular-cordate. Flowers white, terminal, solitary. Fruit a fleshy drupe with 2 plano-convex pyrenes, globose, red when ripe.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Comments : Rare in moist situations of interior forests and hilly areas.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Srikakulam district, East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. repens. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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