Limnophila polystachya Benth.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PLANTAGINACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains in still water bodies and in marsh. The plant is sometimes confused for L. heterophylla (Roxb.) Benth. owing to the much branched lower dissected leaves.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Salem district, Namakkal district, Dharmapuri district, Vellore district, Villipuram district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.; Matthew, K.M., The 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=Limnophila polystachya. Downloaded on 7 June 2020.

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