Nesaea lanceolata (Heyne ex C.B.Clarke) Koehne

 
  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (Loose-Strife Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MEHNDI FAMILY (मेंहंदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : LYTHRACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : On plains, in river banks and fallow fields to 1000m.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Odisha : Puri district
    • Tamil Nadu : Villipuram district, Salem district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Australia
  • 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.
  • 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 lanceolata. Downloaded on 21 September 2021.

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