Ammannia baccifera subsp. aegyptica (Willd.) Koehne

  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (Loose-Strife Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MEHNDI FAMILY (मेंहंदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LYTHRACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ammannia aegyptiaca Willd.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Sandy waterlogged areas and river beds
  • Comments / notes : Occasional above 500m,especially along river beds
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Guntur district, Chittoor district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chitradurga district, Mysuru district, Raichur district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Salem district, Tiruvannamalai district, Vellore district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Southern Europe, Tropical Asia, Himalayas, India to China, Malaysia, Australia, Bhutan
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; 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; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. baccifera subsp. aegyptica. Downloaded on 2 July 2020.

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