Enydra fluctuans Lour.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Common name : Buffalo Spinach
  • Vernacular name : Harakuch (Hindi); Madhurango, Hidimichi (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Near water courses
  • Comments / notes : Occasional along river beds and ponds
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : All districts of Andhra Pradesh
    • Odisha : All districts of Odisha
  • Native : Tropical Africa & Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Sumatra, Malaya, China, Pakistan
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Enydra fluctuans. Downloaded on 25 August 2019.

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