Lindernia pusilla (Willd.) Boldingh

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Linderniaceae
  • Species : Lindernia pusilla
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lindernia pusilla (Willd.) Bold.
  • Key identification features : A diffuse and hirsute herb mostly rooting at nodes. Leaves are sessile, ovate-suborbicular, crenate and penninerved. Flowers are solitary and pedicelled. Corolla is white with brown upper lip. Capsule is globose equalling the deeply divided calyx.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Comments : Abundant on marshes and on moist places up to 1300 m. Common along borders of ponds or tanks in wet and dry lowlands and hills.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district) (Tamil Nadu State); Chittoor district, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; 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=Lindernia pusilla. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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