Limnophila repens (Benth.) Benth.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (FIGWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Plantaginaceae
  • Species : Limnophila repens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Limnophila repens (Benth.) Benth.
  • Key identification features : A small diffuse herb. Stem is decumbent, rooting at nodes. Leaves are elliptic-obovate, penninerved. Flowers are axillary, sessile, 2-bracteolate with purple corolla.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Comments : Frequent in wet places and in paddy fields.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Anantapur district, Chittoor district (Andhra Pradesh State); Cuttack district, Sambalpur district, Ganjam district, Kandhamal district, Keonjhar district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Tropical Himalaya, Myanmar, South China, Malaysia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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 repens. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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