Hygrophila phlomoides var. roxburghii C.B. Clarke

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (Acanthus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARUSA FAMILY (अडूसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ACANTHACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hygrophila erecta (Burm.f.) Hochr.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Around periphery of lakes; infrequent.
  • Key identification features : Stem striate, glandular-pubescent. Leaves spathulate, sparsely hairy above, pubescent on nerves below. Flowers 3-flowered cymes, one in the axil of each leaf.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.633. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • 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=Hygrophila phlomoides var. roxburghii. Downloaded on 1 July 2022.


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