Stemodia serrata (Hochst.) Benth., Prodr. 10: 381 1846. (syn: Stemodiacra serrata (Hochst.) Kuntze; Sutera serrata Hochst.);
Raigad and Thane districts as per Flora of Peninsular India;
India, Ethiopia, Senegal, Mauritania, Ghana, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, South Sudan,
Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Madagascar, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Burkina
Faso, Kenya, Mali, Malawi as per Catalogue of Life;
Do we have Stemodia serrata in Maharashtra ? : 2 posts by 2 authors.
Do we have Stemodia serrata in Maharashtra ?
It is reported as per Flora of Peninsular India (Raigad and Thane districts), POWO and CoL
Keys in The Flora of the Presidency of Bombay, Volume 2 are as below:
Stemodia viscosa : Flowers pedicled; corolla twice as long as the calyx.
Stemodia serrata: Flowers subsessile; corolla scarcely longer than the calyx.
GBIF gives only one specimen from India.
Yes, … Distributed in Raigad.
Reference: The Gazetteer Department – महाराष्ट्रातील वनस्पतीशास्त्र आणि वनसंपदा
Catalogue of Life The Plant List Ver.1.1 IPNI