Lindernia rotundifolia (L.) Alston

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Linderniaceae
  • Species : Lindernia rotundifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lindernia rotundifolia (L.) Alston
  • Key identification features : A diffuse herb, rooting at lower nodes. Leaves are sessile up to a cm long, ovate-orbicular, obtuse at apex and distantly serrulate. Flowers are solitary in leaf axils, pedicels are 5-15 mm long. Corolla is white, blotched with purple dots. Capsule is globose.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Comments : Rare in Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Chittoor district, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
  • 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 rotundifolia. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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