Potamogeton pectinatus L.

 
  • Family : POTAMOGETONACEAE
    (POND WEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Potamogetonaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Stuckenia pectinata (L.) Börner
  • Common name : Fennel pondweed
  • Vernacular name : Chardal (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Aquatic
  • Comments / notes : In large tanks in plains; submerged
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district, Krishna district, Guntur district, Nellore district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district, Prakasam district, Vizianagaram district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Raichur district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Maharashtra : Buldhana district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Pune district, Solapur district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Khurda district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Throughout Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : Cosmopolitan
  • 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.; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere District
  • 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 pectinatus. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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