Rotula aquatica Lour.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (FORGET-ME-NOT or BORAGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Boraginaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rotula aquatica Lour.
  • Vernacular name : Pashanabheda (Kannada); Jamchi, Jamoch (Oria); Pashanbheda (Sanskrit); Kallurvanchi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Rocky riverbeds
  • Flower, Fruit : October-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Guntur district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Chamarajanagar district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district, Angul district, Koraput district, Kalhandi district, Kandhamal district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, Africa, Brazil
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Otissa 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Rotula aquatica. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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