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Fl. & Fr. Aug - Dec. (Dec.-May).

Distrib. India: Tropical and subtropical regions, moist fallow lands, sometimes ascending up to 3000 m. Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, W. Bengal, Bihar, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Assam, Meghalaya, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

Nepal, Myanmar, Malaya peninsula, Africa and Pacific Islands.

Notes. Yong et al. (1985), in Flora Sinicae 74: 77. 1985, have used the name D. auriculata (Thunb.) Druce, based on Thunberg's Ethula auriculata. But Hippia integrifolia L.f. (1781) has priority over E. auriculata Thunb. (1784). As types of these taxa are not available it is preferred to adopt D. integrifolia.




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