Nesaea cordata (Wight & Arn.) M.R.Almeida

 
  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (Loose-Strife Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MEHNDI FAMILY (मेंहंदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : LYTHRACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Ammannia cordata Wight & Arn.; Nesaea brevipes Koehne
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Nesaea cordata Hiern
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist places
  • Comments / notes : On plains to 1000m.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Chittoor district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Dharmapuri district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Tropical Africa, Bangladesh
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Nesaea cordata. Downloaded on 8 December 2021.

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