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  Biophytum sensitivum var. candolleanum
 
  Family: OXALIDACEAE
  Citation:  Biophytum sensitivum (L.) DC. var. candolleanum (Wight) Edgew. & Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 437. 1874; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 38. 1988; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 49. 1995; Manna in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4:238.1997; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 63. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 127. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 105. 2005. Biophytum candolleanum Wight, Illustr. 1: 161. t. 62. 1840; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 133(95). 1915; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 93. 1990; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 113. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 43. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 50. 1999; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 29. 2000; N.P. Balakr. & W. Arisdason in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 569. 2005.
  Malayalam Name(s): Nilamthengu
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Herbs, stem pubescent. Leaves crowded at apex, paripinnate, to 4 cm, rachis ending in a bristle; leaflets opposite, 10-13 pairs, to 5 x 3 mm, oblong, pubescent, midvein oblique, stipules linear. Umbels terminal; peduncles to 7 cm, pubescent; flowers yellow, 6 mm across. Capsule enclosed in calyx, 3 mm, lanceolate; seeds rugose.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-September
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikkode, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kollam, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests and grasslands
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 500-1450
  Localities: Chinnar, Mangaladevi, Chenthamarakokka, Chembotti, Devicolam, Canoli, Vadapuram, Nedumkayam, Chempankolli, Thenmalai, Damodaran Kolle, Kottur, Bonaccord, Meenmutty
   
 
   
 
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