Commelina longifolia Lam.

 
  • 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 longifolia Lam.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Jal pipari (Hindi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands and deciduous forests near rocks
  • Comments / notes : On plains to 1500m.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 26/11/2015
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-257
  • Collection Locality : Palamaneru forests, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district
    • Telangana : Mehboobnagar district, Warangal district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Kottayam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district, Thane district, Palghar district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district, Pune district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Gajapati district, Mayurbhanj district
  • World Distribution : India, China, Indo-China, Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari 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. pp. 1003
    • 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 longifolia. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

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