Rotala kasaragodensis K.S.Prasad & Raveendran

 
  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lythraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Terrestrial herb
  • Habitat : Lateritic plains
  • Comments / notes : Known only from Kasaragod District in Kerala and Dakshina Kannada District in Karnataka
  • Key identification features : Bracts and bracteoles are red at base, calyx tube is campanulate, ovary is oblong to obovoid & obscurely trilobed, capsules are oblong, seeds are ovoid & planoconvex in nature.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : NE
  • Literature : Prasad K . S & K . Raveendran (2013). Rotala kasaragodensis (LYTHRACEAE), A New Species from Kerala, India. EDINBURGH JOURNAL OF BOTANY 70 ( 3 ): 451 – 454.
  • 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=Rotala kasaragodensis. Downloaded on 15 December 2019.

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