Linum mysurense Heyne ex Benth.

 
  • Family : LINACEAE
    (Flax Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JANGLI ALSI FAMILY (जंगली अलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Linaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kadu agasebija (Kannada)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open situations in hill plateaus and forest clearings
  • Comments / notes : Rare. Occasional on exposed grassy meadows, prominent at the end of monsoon
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district
  • World Distribution : Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • 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=Linum mysurense. Downloaded on 17 June 2024.

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