Lindenbergia indica Vatke

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Scrophulariaceae
  • Basionym : Dodartia indica L.
  • Synonym(s) : Lindenbergia urticifolia Lehm.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Lindenbergia indica (L.) Vatke
  • Common name : Indian Lindenbergia, Lindenbergia
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry areas
  • Key identification features : Annual or perennial herb; Leaves broadly ovate to ovate, margins coarsely rounded toothed-toothed; Flowers yellow to brownish yellow; Fruits capsule ovoid.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J. Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 15-10-1954
  • Collection Nos : CS 1801
  • Collection Locality : Surat, Gujrat
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Thrissur district
    • Maharashtra : Thane district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district
    • Gujarat : Surat district, Somnath
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf States, India, Iran, Kenya, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf States, India, Iran, Kenya, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, West Himalaya, Yemen
  • Literature :
    • 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=Lindenbergia indica. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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