Cryptocoryne spiralis (Retz.) Fisch. ex Wydler

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Basionym : Arum spirale Retz.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cryptocoryne spiralis (Retz.) Fisch. ex Wydler
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : In plains to 1000m, by river banks, tank bunds, marses and paddy fields; partially submerged
  • Flower, Fruit : August-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Alappuzha district
    • Maharashtra : Jalgaon district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
    • Tamil Nadu : Throughout Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; 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); 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=Cryptocoryne spiralis. Downloaded on 16 June 2019.

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