Polygala bolbothrix Dunn, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1916: 63 1916. (syn: Polygala ciliata Wight & Arn. (ambiguous synonym); Polygala ciliata Wight ex A. W. Benn. (ambiguous synonym); Polygala ramaswamiana Mukerjee);
India (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala), Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;
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Plant name: Polygala bolbothrix Dunn, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew: 63. 1916.
Ver.name: Pink Milkwort (Eng.)
Annual herbs; stems prostrate, pilose. Leaves alternate; lamina obovate, 0. 6-1.8 × 0.6-1 cm, fleshy, pubescent, apex emarginate. Flowers bisexual, monosymmetric, 5 merous, light pink or rose, 4-5mm across, in axillary, few flowered 2-3cm long racemes(raceme longer than leaf). Capsule globose, 5 x 4 mm, suborbicular, ciliate on margins.
Habitat & location: Rare. Found among grasslands in moist areas.
Catalogue of Life The Plant List Ver.1.1 IPNI
GBIF (with type specimens) High resolution specimen India Biodiversity Portal JSTOR (Specimen) Flora of Peninsular India
An Excursion Flora of Central Tamilnadu, India By K. M. Matthew (1995- details with keys)