Skip to main navigation menu Skip to main content Skip to site footer

New distributional record of Cyclospermum leptophyllum (Pers.) Sprague ex Britton & P. Wilson (Apiaceae) for southern India from Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Karnataka


Cyclospermum leptophyllum (Apiaceae) is reported here for the first time from the Western Ghats region of Karnataka as a naturalized species. A detailed description of the species with photographs and associated species are provided.


Bandipur, Cyclospermum, New record, Southern India



Download data is not yet available.


  1. BALKRISHNA, A., B. JOSHI, A. SRIVASTAVA AND B.K. SHUKLA 2018. New Plant Records to the Flora of Haryana. Indian Journal of Forestry 41(2): 117-127.
  2. CONSTANCE, L. 1990. Tardy transfers from Apium to Cyclospermum (Umbelliferae). Brittonia 42(4): 276–278.
  3. HELAL, I.E., A.A. GALALA, H.A. SAAD AND A.F. HALIM 2016. Bioactive constituents from Apium leptophyllum fruits. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 14(3): 1–8. LAGASCA Y SEGURA, M. 1821. Amenidades naturales de las Espanas. Madrid.
  4. MAGWEDE, K., M.P. TSHISIKHAWE, D. LUSEBA AND R.B. BHAT 2014. Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in treatment of ticks. Phyton 83: 155–165.
  5. MUKHERJEE, P.K., R. MANIKANDAN AND M. MURUGESAN 2020. Apiaceae. In: A.A. Mao & S.S. Dash, (eds.), Flowering Plants of India: An Annotated Checklist. Dicotyledons. Vol. 1. Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. pp. 610–639.
  6. MATHIAS, M.E. AND L. CONSTANCE 1962. Four new or renamed South American Umbelliferae. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 89: 371–380.
  7. PIMENOV, M.G. 2017. Novelties in Myanmar Umbelliferae: a new species of Oenanthe L. and two new floristic records. Botanica Pacifica 6(2): 43–47.
  8. POWO 2023. Plants of the World Online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; Retrieved 14 March 2023.
  9. RONSE, A.C., A.Z. POPPER, J.C. PRESTON AND M.F. WATSON 2010. Taxonomic revision of European Apium L. s.l.: Helosciadium W.D.J. Koch restored. Plant Systematics and Evolution 287: 1–17.
  10. SEN, T.D. AND T. THAKUR 2021. Ethnomedicinal Plants of Western Himalayas Useful in Making Local Alcoholic Drinks. Journal of Scientific Research in Medical and Biological Sciences 2(3): 75–103.
  11. UNIYAL, B.P., J.R. SHARMA,, U. CHOUDHERY AND D.K. SINGH 2007. Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  12. VERMA, R.S., R.C. PADALIA, S.K. VERMA, A. CHAUHAN AND M.P. DAROKAR 2015. Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of the essential oils of Laggera crispata (Vahl) Hepper & Wood, Cyclospermum leptophyllum (Pers.) Eichler and Perilla frutescens (L.) Britton. Analytical Chemistry Letters 5(3): 162–171.
  13. YILDIRIM, N., S. TERZIOĞLU AND İ. TURNA 2018. Cyclospermum leptophyllum (Apiaceae): a new alien record for the flora of Turkey. Phytologia Balcanica 24(2): 205–207.