Torenia indica Sald.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Linderniaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Torenia indica C.J.Saldanha
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Annual herb; Leaves opposite decussate, stalked, ovate or ovate-lanceshaped, penninerved; Flowers white or light violet; Fruit capsules, oblong-elliptic.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Collector(s) Name : S. Udaya Kumar, B. Gurudev Singh
  • Collection Nos : KFP 14678
  • Collection Locality : Dandeli
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
    • Maharashtra : Thane district
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Torenia indica. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

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