Halophila ovata Gaudich.

 
  • Family : HYDROCHARITACEAE
    (FROG'S-BIT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Hydrocharitaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Halophila gaudichaudii J.Kuo
  • Vernacular name : Ilai paasi, Kadal paasi, Murungai paasi, Poduthalai paasi (Tamil)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marine
  • Comments / notes : Marine creeping herb
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Cuddalore district, Pudukkottai district, Ramanathapuram district, Thanjavur district, Thoothkudi district
  • Literature : Henry, Chithra & Balakrishnan (1989). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 3
  • 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=Halophila ovata. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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