Heliotropium curassavicum L.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (Forget-Me-Not Or Borage Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : LASORA FAMILY (लसोड़ा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Boraginaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Heliotropium curassavicum L.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Sea coasts and mangrove forests, also near ponds
  • Flower, Fruit : March-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Ernakulam district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Khurda district, Ganjam district, Kendrapara district, Cuttack district
    • Gujarat : Dwarka
  • Native : Alabama, Alberta, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, California, Central American Pac, Chile, Colombia, Colorado, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic,
  • World Distribution : Coasts of Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • 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=Heliotropium curassavicum. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

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