Persicaria hydropiper subsp. mite (Schrank) Majeed Kak

    (Buckwheat Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JANGLI PALAK FAMILY (जंगली पालक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POLYGONACEAE
  • Basionym : Polygonum mite Schrank
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Persicaria mitis (Schrank) Holub
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in moist places along streams and wet fallow fields
  • Key identification features : Herbs, branches red. Leaves subsessile, hairy on nerves; ocreae tube appressed, hairy at mouth. Perianth pink, biconvex, black, shining.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Satara district, Sindhudurg district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.806. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. hydropiper subsp. mite. Downloaded on 17 August 2022.


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