Laurembergia coccinea (Blume) Kanitz

 
  • Family : HALORAGACEAE
    (WATERMILFOIL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Haloragaceae
  • Basionym : Epilithes coccinea Blume
  • Synonym(s) : Serpicula brevipes Wight & Arn.; Serpicula hirsuta Wight & Arn.; Serpicula indica Thwaites
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands and along road cuttings in the high ranges, also along lake banks
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1400m
  • Key identification features : Semi-aquatic
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Yercaud Hills (Salem district), The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., 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=Laurembergia coccinea. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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