Ammannia octandra L. f.

 
  • 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) : Ammannia octandra L.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in plains towards the coast, in low-lying moist areas, fallow fields
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Tiruvannamalai district
  • Native : India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Ammannia octandra. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

India Distribution

World Distribution

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