Eriocaulon xeranthemum Mart.

 
  • Family : ERIOCAULACEAE
    (Pipewort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ERIOCAULON FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ERIOCAULACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Eriocaulon pygmaeum Dalzell
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eriocaulon xeranthemum Mart.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In marshy places
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in wet places, in crevices of wet rocks and swampy places
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Chandrapur district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Keonjhar district, Sambalpur district
  • Native : Tropical Africa, Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Tropical Africa
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Eriocaulon xeranthemum. Downloaded on 2 June 2020.

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