Ammannia senegalensis Lam.

 
  • 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 senegalensis Lam.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist places
  • Comments / notes : Scarce
  • Key identification features : Erect herb. Leaves linear-oblong or lanceolate. Flowers bright red, in axillary clusters. Capsules reddish
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Nashik district, Pune district
  • Literature :
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp. 31. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Ammannia senegalensis. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

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