Oldenlandia biflora   L.  (Plant)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Magnoliophyta
Class: Equisetopsida
Order:Gentianales
Family:Rubiaceae

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Description
Erect or ascending, glabrous herbs; stems quadrangular, sulcate, much-branched from the base. Leaves petiolate, elliptic-ovate or oblong, thick, acute at apex, attenuate at base.Flowers 2-3 mm long, white, in axillary or terminal paniculate cymes; pedicels 2-12 mm long. Fruits 2-3 mm across, turbinate, ferunculate, not winged.

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Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• West Bengal INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rodrigues, RS; Mascarenhas, A; Jagtap, TG (2011) An evaluation of flora from coastal sand dunes of India: Rationale for conservation and management Ocean & Coastal Management Elsevier B.V. 54(2) 181-188 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2010.11.005
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Banerjee, LK and Roa, TA (2001) Flora of the Mahanadi Delta, Orissa Botanical Survey of India 1-307 Available at - NIO,Goa

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