Rotula aquatica Lour.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (Forget-Me-Not Or Borage Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : LASORA FAMILY (लसोड़ा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Boraginaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Bourreria uniflora (Roxb.) G.Don; Carmona lycioides G.Don; Carmona viminea G.Don; Ehretia aquatica (Lour.) Gottschling & Hilger; Ehretia cuneata Wight; Ehretia lycioides (Mart.) Gottschling & Hilger; Ehretia uniflora Roxb.; Rhabdia aquatica (Lour.) Kuntze; Rhabdia fluvialis Edgew.; Rhabdia lycioides Mart.; Rhabdia sericea Edgew.; Rhabdia viminea (G.Don) Dalzell ex Hook.; Rotula lycioides (Mart.) I.M.Johnst.; Zombiana africana Baill.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Rotula aquatica Lour.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Pashanabheda (Kannada)
    • Jamchi, Jamoch (Oria)
    • Pashanbheda (Sanskrit)
    • Kallurvanchi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Rocky riverbeds
  • Flower, Fruit : October-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Guntur district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Chamarajanagar district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Thane district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district, Angul district, Koraput district, Kalhandi district, Kandhamal district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district
    • Assam : Assam
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • Native : Bangladesh, Benin, Borneo, Brazil, Burkina, Cambodia, China, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Ivory Coast, Laos, Liberia, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nigeria, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Benin, Borneo, Brazil, Burkina, Cambodia, China, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Ivory Coast, Laos, Liberia, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nigeria, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Thailand, Vietnam, Andaman Islands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • Otissa 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
    • Parkinson, C.E. 1923. A Forest Flora of the Andaman Islands, Govt. of India, Shimla
    • 212
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Rotula aquatica. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

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