Hygrophila salicifolia (Vahl) Nees

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Hygrophila salicifolia
  • Basionym : Ruellia salicifolia Vahl
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hygrophila ringens var. ringens
  • Vernacular name : Sadhu Gobbi (Tel.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • Comments : On plains to 900 m, gregarious in marshy ground, near streams and along margins of ponds.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Tamil Nadu State; Mahanandi Hills (Kurnool district), Maredumilli Hills (East Godavari district), Tirumala Hills (Chittoor district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Sambalpur district, Keonjhar district, Rayagada district, Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary (Kalahandi district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Himalaya, India, Indo-China, South China, Japan, Malesia, Philippines
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; 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=Hygrophila salicifolia. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.



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