Lindernia antipoda (L.) Alston

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Linderniaceae
  • Species : Lindernia antipoda
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lindernia antipoda (L.) Alston
  • Vernacular name : Thannipoondu (Tam.); Neella pundu (Tel.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • Comments : Occasional in moist and damp soil growing with grass. More often and gregarious on marshes after rains.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State); Tirumala Hills (Chittoor district), Nellore district, Vijayanagaram district, Guntur district, Araku Valley (Visakhapatnam district), Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, through Malesia, Northern Australia, Polynesia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa 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 antipoda. Downloaded on 8 August 2020.

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