Lindernia antipoda (L.) Alston

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Linderniaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Bonnaya antipoda (L.) Druce
  • Vernacular name :
    • Neella pundu (Telugu)
    • Phannipoondu, Thannipoondu (Tamil)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Near water courses
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in moist and damp soil growing amongst grasses. More often gregarious on marshes after rains.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Collector(s) Name : C. Saldanha, T.P. Ramamoorthy
  • Collection Date : 05-05-197
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1681
  • Collection Locality : Near Hullahalli, Hassan district
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Nellore district, Vizianagaram district, Guntur district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Thane district
    • Odisha : Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Assam : Assam
  • Native : Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Islands, China, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Islands, China, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Fiji, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mauritius, Mexico, Samoa, Tonga, Venezuela
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • 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.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Lindernia antipoda. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

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