Murdannia vaginata (L.) G.Brückn.

 
  • Family : COMMELINACEAE
    (Spiderwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KANA FAMILY (काना फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Commelinaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Murdannia vaginata (L.) G.Brückn.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist localities in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Common
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Mehboobnagar district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Bhandara district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Raigad district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Throughout Odisha
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, China
  • 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
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons
    • Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 3. pp. 1011
    • 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=Murdannia vaginata. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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