Rotala illecebroides 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) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Waterlogged areas in deciduous forests; on open exposed slopes in moist ground
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1000m; also a weed in rice fields
  • Flower, Fruit : December-January
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 22/01/2013
  • Collection Nos : FAP 41876
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Odisha : Throughout Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district, Salem district, Vellore district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Central Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • 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 illecebroides. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

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India Distribution

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