Blyxa echinosperma (C.B.Clarke) Hook.f.

 
  • Family : HYDROCHARITACEAE
    (FROG'S-BIT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Hydrocharitaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Blyxa echinosperma (C.B.Clarke) Hook.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Submerged in stagnant water bodies
  • Comments / notes : Weed in stagnant water pools, often on hills to 1000m
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Satara district, Raigad district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Bargarh district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district, Dharmapuri district
  • Native : India to Malaysia
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, China, Japan, Malaysia, Tropical Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Blyxa echinosperma. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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