Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides Lam.

  • Family : APIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Species : Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides Lam.
  • Common name : Tomtomon
  • Key identification features : A delicate creeping herb, stems rooting at nodes. Leaves are orbicular or kidney-shaped, thin about 1 cm. in dia., somewhat lobed at the margins. Flowers are tiny and aggregated to a small cluster. Fruit is cylindrical.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Native : Mauritius
  • Comments : Rare in moist grounds.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Tropical Asia; Introduced in Australia, South America and United States
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
  • 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=Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.


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