Rotala fimbriata Wight

 
  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (LOOSE-STRIFE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lythraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Common name : Lilac Tassel flower
  • Vernacular name : Piaingaga duba (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Paddy fields and marshy areas, also in small ditches near rocky places
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy; K.Sankara Rao, Raja K.Swamy, Arun Singh R & Siddharth
  • Collection Date : 26-01-2014; 26-10-2014
  • Collection Nos : FAP 42034; HJCB-E-127
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram, Anantapur district (AP); Talakona forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Bengaluru district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : 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.
  • 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=Rotala fimbriata. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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