Limnophila polystachya Benth.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Plantaginaceae
  • Species : Limnophila polystachya
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • Comments : Often on plains in still water bodies and in marsh. The plant is sometimes confused with L.heterophylla (Roxb.) Benth. owing to the much branched lower dissected leaves.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Kanchipuram district (Tamil Nadu State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.; 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=Limnophila polystachya. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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