Cardamine africana L.

 
  • Family : BRASSICACEAE
    (Mustard Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SARSON FAMILY (सरसों फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Brassicaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cardamine africana L.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Degraded forest areas and plantations at high ranges
  • Key identification features : Small perennial herb
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4792, KFP 9635
  • Collection Locality : Bababudan Hills (Chikamagalur)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Pudukkottai district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : Temperate and Subtropical Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Flora of Karnataka, Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • 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=Cardamine africana. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

India Distribution

World Distribution

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