Limnophyton obtusifolium (L.) Miq.

 
  • Family : ALISMATACEAE
    (WATER-PLANTAIN FAMILY or ARROWHEAD FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Alismataceae
  • Species : Limnophyton obtusifolium
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Limnophyton obtusifolium (L.) Miq.
  • Common name : Arrow Head
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : January-September
  • Comments : Often on hills from 350 m, in stagnant ponds and marshes. Latex milky, sparse, drying sticky.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar district (Karnataka State); Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district) (Tamil Nadu State); Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Nellore district, Prakasham district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district, Cuttack district, Kalahandi district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Madagascar, India through South-East Asia, Malesia
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Limnophyton obtusifolium. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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