Rotala rosea (Poir.) Cook

 
  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (LOOSE-STRIFE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lythraceae
  • Basionym : Ammannia rosea Poir.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rotala mexicana Schltdl. & Cham.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along streams and marshy areas in grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in plains to 1400m.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Nuapada district
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Southeast Asia to New Guinea, Philippines, S. China, Korea, Japan
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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 rosea. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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