Wolffia globosa (Roxb.) Hartog. & Plas.

  • Family : LEMNACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species : Wolffia globosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Wolffia globosa (Roxb.) Hartog & Plas
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : June-December
  • Comments : Aquatic herbs on marshes, still waters annd ponds. The flowers are very minute and possibly the smallest of Angiosperms.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Africa, Sri Lanka, India, China, Malesia, Australia; Introduced to America
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). 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=Wolffia globosa. Downloaded on 4 March 2024.



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