Potamogeton octandrus Poiret

 
  • Family : POTAMOGETONACEAE
    (POND WEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Potamogetonaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Potamogeton javanicus Hassk.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Potamogeton octandrus Poir.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Aquatic
  • Comments / notes : River banks and brackish water in coastal areas
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Alappuzha district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Khurda district, Ganjam district
  • Native : Africa to Southeast Asia
  • World Distribution : Tropical and Temperate Asia, Africa, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1; Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 3; 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=Potamogeton octandrus. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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