Tenagocharis latifolia (D.Don) Buchenau

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Alismataceae
  • Species : Tenagocharis latifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Butomopsis latifolia (D.Don) Kunth
  • Key identification features : Erect marsh plant with a milky juice.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Comments : Aquatic herbs found in marshes, ponds, and rice fields.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Odisha State
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa to India, South-East Asia and North Australia through Malaysia
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa
  • 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=Tenagocharis latifolia. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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