Ammannia multiflora Roxb.

 
  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (LOOSE-STRIFE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lythraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ammannia multiflora Roxb.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas in dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : In plains and moist places
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Collector(s) Name : R.Raghavendra Rao; Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 25-09-1970; 02-01-2016
  • Collection Nos : R.R.Rao 951; HJCB-0432
  • Collection Locality : Talkad river bank, Mysore district; Batrepalli, Nigidi forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district, Khammam district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Dharwad district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Raichur district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district
  • Native : Tropical Africa, Asia, Australia
  • World Distribution : Africa, West Asia, Himalayas, China, Japan, India to Malaysia, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • 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=Ammannia multiflora. Downloaded on 21 October 2019.

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