Lindernia oppositifolia (Retz.) Muk.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Linderniaceae
  • Species : Lindernia oppositifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved
  • Key identification features : An erect, branched herb. Leaves are sessile, linear-oblong, obtuse at apex. Flowers are blue in terminal or axillary racemes. Capsule is linear and long.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Native : South Asia
  • Comments : On plains to the floor of scrub jungles up to 1000 m. Some higher altitude specimens are much smaller.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Vandalur R.F. (Kanchipuram district, former Chengalpattu district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Kurnool district, Kambakkam Hills (Chittoor district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : South & South-East Asia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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 oppositifolia. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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