Ammannia nagpurensis T.Mathew & M.P.Nayar

  • 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 nagpurensis T.Mathew & M.P.Nayar
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist places
  • Comments / notes : Paddy fields, river banks and other moist places
  • Key identification features : Annual herb, erect, sparsely branched, 4-winged. Leaves simple, opposite, linear-oblong, semi-amplexicaul. Flowers in axillary, simple or pedunculate cymes. Capsule globose. Seeds many, minute, ovoid, brown.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-November
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Nagpur district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. nagpurensis. Downloaded on 2 July 2020.


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