Lindernia ciliata (Colsm.) Pennell

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Linderniaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cyrtandra personata Blanco; Bonnaya aristatoserrata Hayata; Bonnaya brachiata Link & Otto; Bonnaya bracteoides Blatt. & Hallb.; Bonnaya personata (Blanco) Hassk.; Bonnaya pusilla Benth.; Bonnaya quinqueloba Blatt. & Hallb.; Bonnaya serrata A.Dietr.; Ilysanthes aristatoserrata (Hayata) Sasaki; Ilysanthes ciliata (Colsm.) Kuntze; Ilysanthes serrata (Roxb.) Urb.; Lindernia brachiata (Link & Otto) Biswas; Lindernia bracteoides (Blatt. & Hallb.) Mukerjee; Lindernia ciliata (Colsm.) Pennell; Lindernia serrata (Roxb.) F.Muell. ;Vandellia brachiata (Link & Otto) Haines; Vandellia ciliata (Colsm.) T.Yamaz.; Gratiola ciliata Colsm.; Gratiola grandiflora Willd. ex G.Don; Gratiola serrata Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Bonnaya ciliata (Colsm.) Spreng.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Khedkura (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist places in Tropical moist deciduous forests and Tropical dry deciduous forests and also in plains
  • Comments / notes : Often grows well on banks of streams and in marshes up to 750m. More prominent and mixed with grasses after rains.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-November
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy, Arun Singh R, K. Sankara Rao & Siddharthan
  • Collection Date : 26/10/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0119; HJCB-0125
  • Collection Locality : Talakona, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district
  • Native : Andaman Islands, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Andaman Islands, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, Florida
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2
    • 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
    • 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.
    • P. Singh, K. Karthigeyan, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S.S. Dash. 2015, Endemic vascular plants of India
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Lindernia ciliata. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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