Wolffia globosa (Roxb.) Hartog. & Plas.

 
  • Family : LEMNACEAE
    (DUCKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Basionym : Lemna globosa Roxb.
  • Synonym(s) : Wolffia arrhiza sensu Hook.f. 1893, p.p., non Wimm. 1832
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Wolffia globosa (Roxb.) Hartog & Plas
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Stagnant waters
  • Comments / notes : A free floating aquatic herb
  • Flower, Fruit : June-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district
  • Native : Southeast Asia
  • World Distribution : Cosmopolitan
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). 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=Wolffia globosa. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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