Tenagocharis latifolia (D.Don) Buchenau

 
  • Family : ALISMATACEAE
    (WATER-PLANTAIN or ARROWHEAD FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Alismataceae
  • Synonym(s) : Butomopsis latifolia (D.Don) Kunth
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Butomopsis latifolia (D.Don) Kunth
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Aquatic
  • Comments / notes : Common in marshy places.
  • Key identification features : Erect herb with Milky Juice
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Distribution :
    • Telangana : Nizamabad district, Warangal district
    • Maharashtra : Bhandara district, Chandrapur district, Nagpur district, Yavatmal district
    • Odisha : Bargarh district, Bolangir district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa to SE. Asia through Malaysia, North Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • 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; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons.
  • 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=Tenagocharis latifolia. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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