Ammannia baccifera L.

 
  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (LOOSESTRIFE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lythraceae
  • Species : Ammannia baccifera
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ammannia baccifera L.
  • Vernacular name : Kuranta (Hin.); Kallurive (Kan.); Neermael neruppu, Kalluruvi, Neermulli (Tam.); Ramdauni (Ori.); Agni garba (San.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Comments : Occasional in plains where it is perennially moist, along low-lying marshes, fallow fields and river banks from 500 to 1000 m.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar district ) (Karnataka State); Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Salem district, Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot), Vellore district (Tamil Nadu State); Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Srikakulam district, West Godavari (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Southern Europe, Central Asia, Himalaya, India to China, Malaysia, Australia
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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 (1). 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=Ammannia baccifera. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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