Lippia javanica (Burm.f.) Spreng.

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (VERBENA OR VERVAIN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Verbenaceae
  • Species : Lippia javanica
  • Synonym : Lippia alba (Mill.) N.E.Br. ex Britton & P.Wilson
  • Basionym : Verbena javanica Burm.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lippia javanica (Burm.f.) Spreng.
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0515
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy, Arun Singh R. & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 25/02/16
  • Collection Locality : Khurda-Nayagarh road, Khurda district, Odisha State
  • Key identification features : A stongly aromatic shrub, generally with a citrus odor.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Occasional clumps in moist places, especially along banks of rivers. Rare in moist places of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Tiruchirapalli district (Tamil Nadu State); Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Sambalpur district, Kalahandi district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Khurda district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Naturalized in Old World
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; 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=Lippia javanica. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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