Dopatrium junceum (Roxb.) Buch.-Ham. ex Benth., Scroph. Ind. 31 1835. (syn. Didymocarpus aristatus (Blanco) Fern.-Vill.; Dopatrium aristatum (Blanco) Hassk.; Dopatrium japonicum Franch. & Sav.; Gratiola juncea Roxb.; Morgania juncea Spreng.);
Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Togo, Nigeria, Chad, Senegal, South
Africa (Mpulamanga, Limpopo), Swaziland, Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria,
Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Chad, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, etc., China (Guangdong,
Guangxi, Henan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shanxi, Yunnan), Taiwan, South Korea, Bhutan,
India, Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu), Ryukyu Isl., Tajikistan, Uzbekistan,
Afghanistan (Kunar / Nuristan), Philippines (Luzon, Panay), Thailand, Vietnam,
Hawaii (I) (Kauai (I) (Hanalei and Hanapepe Valleys (I)), Andamans (South
Andamans), Myanmar [Burma] (Shan, Yangon), Sri Lanka, Nepal, Jammu & Kashmir
(Kashmir), Bangladesh, USA (I) (California (I), Louisiana (I)), Australia
(Western Australia, Northern Territory), Java as per Catalogue of Life;
Common name: Rushlike Dopatrium
Small aquatic herb
Photographed at Sagargad, Alibag
Aquatic plant for identification: 1 image.
Can you please help me with the identification of this aquatic flowering plant. This was rooted, unbranched with small leaves, submerged as well as coming out of water. It was observed near Panshet in Pune. It was found in a wetland area.
Its probably Dopatrium junceum of Scrophulariaceae….
Looks like Dopatrium junceum ……… close up of flowers is required for clear id
Yes, you are correct, …
I agree with … id: Dopatrium junceum.
A delicate herb in marshy fields…
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Please check Dopatrium junceum.
Dopatrium junceum (Roxburgh) Buchanan-Hamilton ex Bentham, Scroph. Ind. 31. 1835.
Gratiola juncea Roxburgh, Pl. Coromandel 2: 16. 1798.
Annuals, to 50 cm tall. Roots fibrous. Stems succulent, erect, much branched from base; branches slender, longitudinally striate, glabrous. Leaves sometimes scalelike, gradually decreasing in size upward, sessile, lanceolate to subspatulate-lanceolate, to 2 cm, base amplexicaul and generally narrowly attenuate, margin entire, apex acute to obtuse; veins inconspicuous. Pedicel slender, to 1 cm. Calyx campanulate, ca. 2 mm, parted to slightly beyond middle; lobes 5, apex obtuse. Corolla white, rose, or pale purple, ca. 2 X as long as calyx; lower lip lobes spreading flat; upper lip erect, short. Stamens glabrous. Capsule globose, ca. 2 mm in diam. Seeds ovoid-oblong; seed coat reticulate.
Rice fields, wet places; below 1800 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Henan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, S Shanxi, Taiwan, Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam; Australia, Oceania].
(From Flora of China)
Nashik , Maharashtra 2015 September
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Family: Scrophulariaceae/ Orobanchaceae/ Plantaginaceae
Date: 25th October 2015
Place: Savandurga, Karnataka
Habit: Aquatic herb
Habitat: Scrub forests on open hill slopes and in rock pools