Floscopa scandens Lour.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Commelinaceae
  • Species : Floscopa scandens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Floscopa scandens Lour.
  • Vernacular name : Konda amadikada (Tel.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : June-November
  • Comments : Occasional in damp places in forests of northern Eastern Ghats. Sometimes sub-aquatic along streams.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Srikakulum district, Krishna district, East Godavari district, Vijaynagaram district, Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Ganjam district, Kalahanadi district, Dhenkanal district, Keonjhar district, Gajapati district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia, Australia
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; 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=Floscopa scandens. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.


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