Cryptocoryne retrospiralis (Roxb.) Kunth

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Basionym : Ambrosina retrospiralis Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cryptocoryne retrospiralis (Roxb.) Kunth
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wetlands
  • Comments / notes : Submerged, along the margins of tanks
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Gajapati district
    • Tamil Nadu : Throughout Tamil Nadu
  • Native : Indian subcontinent
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, India, Indo-China
  • 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; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Cryptocoryne retrospiralis. Downloaded on 17 June 2019.

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