Hygrophila serpyllum (Nees) T. And.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Ran-tewan (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In moist places
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Key identification features : Prostrate herb
  • Flower, Fruit : December-May
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Rayagada district, Sambalpur district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey 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 serpyllum. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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