Xyris indica L.

 
  • Family : XYRIDACEAE
    (YELLOW-EYED GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Xyridaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Xyris indica L.
  • Vernacular name : Dadumari (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in rice-fields, ditches and marshy areas
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Khurda district, Ganjam district, Cuttack district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Laos, Malesia, Australia, Indo-china
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015-3. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015; 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=Xyris indica. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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