Marsilea minuta L.

  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MARSILEACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Marsilea minuta L.
  • Habit : Herb-Aquatic
  • Comments / notes : Very common in ponds, paddy fields and marshy places and damp soil.
  • Fertile : November-March
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy; PK Rajagopal
  • Collection Date : 21/11/10
  • Collection Nos : 39960; PKR 362
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram, Anantapur district; BR Hills, Chamaraj Nagar dist.
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district, KNM, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district, CMNG, Bangalore district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Mysore district, Tumkur district
    • Odisha : Angul district, Balasore district, Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Boudh district, Cuttack district, Deogarh district, Dhenkanal district, Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Kalhandi district, Kandhamal district, Kendrapara district, Keonjhar district, Khurda district, Koraput district, Malkangiri district, Mayurbhanj district, Puri district, Rayagada district,Sambalpur district, Sundergarh district, PLN
    • Tamil Nadu : CGP, Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district
  • Native : Tropical Asia, Brazil, Caribbean Islands
  • World Distribution : India, Java, Philippines
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Fraser-Jenkins, Taxonomic revision of Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes 2008; Rajagopal & Bhat, Pteridophytic flora of Karnataka State- 1998; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1989. The Flora of Similipahar; Manickam V.S & Irudayaraj V. (1992)- Pteridophyte flora of W.Ghats, South India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. minuta. Downloaded on 18 April 2021.

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