Rotala tulunadensis K.S.Prasad , P.Biju , Raveendran & K.G.Bhat

 
  • 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 tulunadensis K.S.Prasad, P.Biju, Raveendran & K.G.Bhat
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Shallow pools in depressions on lateritic rocks, also in plains
  • Key identification features : Plant remains submerged during the rainy season and emerges out as the water level recedes during winter and summer. Perennation is through root stocks which remain burried in the mud
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India (Kerala)
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Subrahmanya Prasad et al. 2012. Nordic Journal of Botany 30: 58–60
    • 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 tulunadensis. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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