Colebrookea oppositifolia J. E. Smith

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Colebrookea tenuifolia Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Colebrookea oppositifolia Sm.
  • Common name : Indian Squirrel Tail
  • Vernacular name :
    • Pansre (Hindi)
    • Bhaman (Marathi)
    • Karimjetti (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : On higher hills, in shola floors and bordering the evergreen patches.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : All disricts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : All disricts of Odisha in scrub and low elevations of dry deciduous forests
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
  • World Distribution : South and Southeast Asia
  • 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. 3
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • 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
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Colebrookea oppositifolia. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

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