Scientific Name :
Baliospermum solanifolium (Burm.) Suresh
Baliospermum montanum (Willd.) Muel.-Arg.
Local/Common name(s) :
Flowering/Fruiting Time :
Moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
Status (IUCN) :
Least concern (LC)
Description (Morphology) :
Leaves simple, alternate, 10-15 x 6-10 cm, broadly ovate, often 3-lobed, apex acute or acuminate, base rounded, 3-5 ribbed, glabrous or sparsely hispid above and tomentose along the nerves beneath, inciso-crenate, with a pair of glands at base of lamina; petiole to 6 cm long. Perianth lobes 4, concave, 1.5 mm long, pubescent. Stamens numerous on a central receptacle; filaments slender, connective broad. Ovary densely tomentose, style 2-fid. Capsule 3-lobed, 1.2 cm long; seeds ovoid, caruncled.