Commelina attenuata K.D.Koenig ex Vahl

 
  • Family : COMMELINACEAE
    (Spiderwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KANA FAMILY (काना फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Commelinaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Commelina attenuata K.D.Koenig ex Vahl
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands, also in the plains in moist places
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains to about 600m, on perennially moist places or on post-monsoon puddles.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district, Khammam district, Mehboobnagar district, Nizamabad district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district, Chamarajanagar district
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, TNS, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Amravati district, Bhandara district, Chandrapur district, Nashik district, Osmanabad district, Parbhani district, Pune district, Wardha district, Yavatmal district
    • Odisha : Angul district, Balasore district, Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Boudh district, Cuttack district, Deogarh district, Dhenkanal district, Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Kalhandi district, Kandhamal district, Kendrapara district, Keonjhar district, Khurda district, Koraput district, Malkangiri district, Mayurbhanj district, Puri district, Rayagada district, Sambalpur district, Sundergarh district
    • Tamil Nadu : Throughout Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India incl. Andaman, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 3
    • 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=Commelina attenuata. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

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