Halophila beccarii Asch.

    (Frog's-Bit Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JHANGI FAMILY (झांगी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : HYDROCHARITACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Halophila beccarii Asch.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Monoecious herb. Leaves closely set on lonf erect shoot, lanceolate, entire. Spathe oblong-lanceolate, entire containing one male and one female flower. Fruit ovate
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Khurda district, Ganjam district
  • Native : India to Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; 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=Halophila beccarii. Downloaded on 16 August 2022.

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