Dry places; 200-1700 m.
Flowering and fruiting: August-December
Fl. Per.: Feb.-April.
A rare plant, of hard soil, in our area. It is said that the plant often comes up after forest fire.
"Notes: Western Ghats, Dry Deciduous Forests, Open Dry Localities"
Flowering class: Dicot Habit: Herb
"Kerala: Idukki Tamil Nadu: Nilgiri, Theni"
China to tropical Asia
State - Kerala, District/s: Idukki, Alappuzha, Malappuram, Kozhikkode
Hainan, W Yunnan [Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam; Australia].
Distribution: Sub-Himalayan tracts, India and Bangla Desh.