Oldenlandia auricularia (L.) K.Schum.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (Madder Or Coffee Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COFFEE FAMILY (कॉफी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Rubiaceae
  • Basionym : Hedyotis auricularia L.
  • Synonym(s) : Exallage auricularia (L.) Bremek.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Oldenlandia auricularia (L.) K.Schum.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Nela nekare (Kannada)
    • Nela adaviaku (Telugu)
    • Erachiketti (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Degraded forests and in the plains
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Khammam district
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Kalhandi district, Cuttack district, Sundergarh district, Koraput district, Rayagada district
  • World Distribution : India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Oldenlandia auricularia. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

India Distribution

World Distribution

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