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  Hypericum mysurense
 
  Family: HYPERICACEAE
  Citation:  Hypericum mysurense Heyne ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 99. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 253. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 70(50). 1915; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 53. 1988; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 18. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 68. 1990; S.N. Biswas in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 71. 1993; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 37. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 51. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 54. 1998; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 66. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 24. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 29. 1999; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 23. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 20. 2002; K.Vivek. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 326. 2005. Norisca mysurensis (Heyne ex Wight & Arn.) Wight, Ic. t. 56. 1838.
  Malayalam Name(s): Avaramkola
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Mysore St Johns Wort
  Description: Shrubs. Leaves simple, opposite, decussate, 20-30 x 7 mm, lanceolate, acute at both ends, closely placed, sessile; nerves 2 or 3 pairs, glabrous. Flowers yellow, 5-6 cm across, in terminal cymes, 2-3 together. Sepals to 1 cm long, lanceolate. Setals yellow, 2-2.5 x 1 cm, obovate, obtuse, glabrous. Stamens arranged in 5 bundles, filaments 1 cm long. Ovary 5-celled, styles 5, 10 mm long. Capsule 15 mm long, glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Palakkad, Kozhikkode, Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Grasslands and margins of shola forests
  Distribution: Tropical Asia
  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: 1500-1900
  Localities: Karimala Hills, Pothumala, Kumarikulam, Devicolam, Vattavada, Karimala, Damsite, Sispara, Brahmagiri, Old Devicolam, Karasurymala, Kunda hills, Masthakappara
   
 
   
 
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