Rotala fimbriata Wight

 
  • 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 fimbriata Wight
  • Common name : Lilac Tassel flower
  • Vernacular name :
    • Piaingaga duba (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Paddy fields and marshy areas, also in small ditches near rocky places
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy; K.Sankara Rao, Raja K.Swamy, Arun Singh R & Siddharth
  • Collection Date : 26-01-2014; 26-10-2014
  • Collection Nos : FAP 42034; HJCB-E-127
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram, Anantapur district (AP); Talakona forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Chikkaballapur (Nandidurg), Bangalore (Ragihalli)
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district
  • Native : Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka
  • 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
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • 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 fimbriata. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

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