Hygrophila ringens (L.) Steud.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Hygrophila quadrivalvis (Buch-Ham) Nee; Hygrophila angustifolia R. Br.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hygrophila ringens (L.) Steud.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Plains
  • Comments / notes : Moist localities in the plains
  • Key identification features : A gregarious annual to perennial herbs occuring in shallow waters or in marshy habitats
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Sunny Mathew
  • Collection Locality : Gurguria, Similipal, Mayurbhanj District; Lakkidi, Wynad District
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
  • Native : Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
  • 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 ringens. Downloaded on 21 October 2019.

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