Potamogeton nodosus Poiret

    (Pond Weed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : POTAMOGETON FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POTAMOGETONACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Potamogeton nodosus Poir.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Aquatic
  • Comments / notes : Submerged aquatic herb in perennial water bodies with upper or all leaves floating
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Krishna district, Prakasam district, Vizianagaram district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Pune district, Satara district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Ganjam district, Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district
  • World Distribution : Tropics and Temperate regions of the World
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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.
  • 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 nodosus. Downloaded on 14 August 2022.

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