Lindernia hyssopioides (L.) Haines

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Linderniaceae
  • Species : Lindernia hyssopioides
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lindernia hyssopoides (L.) Haines
  • Vernacular name : Papata janumu (Tel.)
  • Key identification features : An erect and slender herb. Lower leaves are oblong-lanceolate, glabrous and palmately-nerved. Flowers over a cm long, white and tinged bluish-purple. Capsule is elongate and deflexed.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Comments : On hills above 1500 m, forming dense mats, by perennially moist places, especially watercourses in arable lands.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar district (Karnataka State); Shevaroy Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State); Horsley Hills, Kambakkam Hills (Chittoor district), East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary (Kalahandi district), Koraput district, Rayagada district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India,South-East Asia, Malaysia, China
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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 hyssopioides. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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