Rotala mexicana Schltdl. & Cham.

 
  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (Loose-Strife Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MEHNDI FAMILY (मेंहंदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lythraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ammannia pygmaea Kurz; Rotala mexicana ssp. pusilla (Tul.) Koehne
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Rotala mexicana Schltdl. & Cham.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In streams
  • Comments / notes : Common in rice fields
  • Flower, Fruit : July-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Rotala mexicana. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

India Distribution

World Distribution

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