Nechamandra alternifolia (Roxb. ex Wight) Thwaites

    (Frog's-Bit Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JHANGI FAMILY (झांगी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : HYDROCHARITACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Nechamandra alternifolia (Roxb. ex Wight) Thwaites
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in ponds, lakes and tanks
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district, Bargarh district
  • Native : Indian sub-continent
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Nepal
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : B.D. Sharma et al., 1996. Flora of Maharashtra state: Monocolydens. BSI; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. alternifolia. Downloaded on 24 June 2021.

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