Rotala densiflora (Roth ex Roem. & Schult.) Koehne

 
  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (Loose-Strife Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MEHNDI FAMILY (मेंहंदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lythraceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Rotala densiflora (Roth) Koehne
  • Vernacular name :
    • Piaingaga duba (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along river banks and marshy fields
  • Comments / notes : Common in wet places
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Alappuzha district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Kalhandi district, Sambalpur district
  • Native : Tropical Asia, Australia
  • World Distribution : Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Borneo, N.Italy, Pakistan, Bangladesh
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Rotala densiflora. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

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