Limnophila repens (Benth.) Benth.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PLANTAGINACEAE
  • Basionym : Stemodia repens Benth.
  • Synonym(s) : Limnophila conferta Benth.; Limnophila sessilis (Benth.) C.E.C. Fisch
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Limnophila repens (Benth.) Benth.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet places and paddy fields
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Ganjam district, Sambalpur district, Kandhamal district, Keonjhar district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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; 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=Limnophila repens. Downloaded on 11 July 2020.

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