Vallisneria spiralis L.

 
  • Family : HYDROCHARITACEAE
    (Frog's-Bit Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JHANGI FAMILY (झांगी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : HYDROCHARITACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Vallisneria spiralis L.
  • Vernacular name : Sheval, Saivala (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Tufted submerged herb
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Akola district, Amravati district, Bhandara district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Satara district, Thane district, Yavatmal district
  • World Distribution : Cosmopolitan
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; 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=Vallisneria spiralis. Downloaded on 4 July 2020.

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