Trichodesma zeylanicum (Burm.f.) R.Br.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (Forget-Me-Not Or Borage Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : LASORA FAMILY (लसोड़ा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Boraginaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Trichodesma zeylanicum (Burm.f.) R.Br.
  • Common name : Camel Bush
  • Vernacular name :
    • Hetenuria, Jala Sirasa (Hindi)
    • Kazhuthaikaali (Kaluthaikali) (Tamil)
    • Pedda nosanugu (Telugu)
    • Heta Mundia (Oria)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Often on hills by exposed slopes, arable and wastelands. A ready colonizer.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district, Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Namakkal district, Coimbatore district, Vellore district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Mascarene Islands, Malaya, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Trichodesma zeylanicum. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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