Wahlenbergia marginata (Thunb.) DC.

 
  • Family : CAMPANULACEAE
    (Bellflower Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DHAWAL FAMILY (धवल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Campanulaceae
  • Basionym : Campanula marginata Thunb.
  • Synonym(s) : Adenophora microsperma Y.Y.Qian; Campanopsis marginata (Thunb.) Kuntze; Campanula agrestis Wall.; Campanula dehiscens Roxb. ex Wall.; Campanula indica (A.DC.) D.Dietr.; Campanula lavandulifolia Reinw. ex Blume; Wahlenbergia agrestis (Wall.) A.DC.; Wahlenbergia bivalvis Merr.; Wahlenbergia dehiscens (Roxb. ex Wall.) A.DC.; Wahlenbergia indica A.DC.; Wahlenbergia lavandulifolia (Reinw. ex Blume) A.DC.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Wahlenbergia marginata (Thunb.) A.DC.
  • Common name : Asiatic Bellflower, Southern rockbell
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kerdi (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grassland, paddy fields, wetlands, slopes, streams; 600 - 1400 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : It is grows in Western Ghats as well as in Himalaya.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-May
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Kalhandi district, Kandhamal district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 166
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 2: Part 3. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 1392
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Wahlenbergia marginata. Downloaded on 25 May 2024.

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