Lagenandra ovata (L.) Thwaites

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lagenandra ovata (L.) Thwaites
  • Vernacular name : Vatsanab (Marathi); Aandavazha, Karin-pola (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In marshy places along the streams
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Collection Nos : HFP 76, CJS 13016
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state – Monocotyledons; 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=Lagenandra ovata. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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