Ceratophyllum demersum L.

 
  • Family : CERATOPHYLLACEAE
    (Hornwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SEVAR FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Ceratophyllaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Ceratophyllum demersum L.
  • Common name : Hornwort
  • Vernacular name :
    • Sevar (Hindi)
    • Hunde (Kannada)
    • Salvah (Sanskrit)
    • Kaimbayal (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Water ditches in deciduous forests and Shola
  • Comments / notes : Submerged aquatic herb
  • Flower, Fruit : May-January
  • Collector(s) Name : Sandhya Rani & Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 23/11/2009
  • Collection Nos : FAP 37895
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Alappuzha district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Common in still waters
  • Native : Tropics and Sub-tropics
  • World Distribution : Cosmopolitan
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
    • 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=Ceratophyllum demersum. Downloaded on 16 July 2024.

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