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by Prashant Awale (Id by Vijayasankar Raman, Navendu Page & Giby Kuriakose) & Dinesh Valke  (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more photos & complete details, click
on the links)

¿ lag-en-AN-druh ? — from the Greek lagenos (flask) and andros (man) … Dave’s Botanary
oh-VAY-tuh — ovate in shape … Dave’s Botanary 


commonly known asMalayan sword • Kannada: ¿ ಕೋಮಣ ? ಗೆಡ್ಡೆ komana geddeನೀರ ಕೂವೆ neera koove • Malayalamകരിന്പോള karinpeala • Marathiवत्सनाभ vatsanabh • Sanskritहल्लकम् hallakam • Tuluನಿರ್ಕೂವೆ neerkoove 
 
  

ID request -150311-PKA1:  I had seen this small aquatic herb at a stream near Karikale, North Karnataka.

Date/Time: 17-01-2011 / 11:30AM
Location: Karikale, North Karnataka
Habitat: Wild
Plant Habit: Herb, (aquatic) around 25 to 30cm

Leaves around 10 – 12cm, undulate, petioles around 10 to 15cm.
Flowers not seen.

Looks like Ottelia alismoides to me.


Yes I agree with … that it is Lagenandra ovata of Araceae family.


 

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Names of Plants in India :: Lagenandra ovata (L.) Thwaites: via Species‎ > ‎L‎ > ‎  Lagenandra ovata (L.) Thwaites … family: Araceae
Flowers of India Discussions at efloraofindia more views in flickr more views on Google Earth
¿ lag-en-AN-druh ? — from the Greek lagenos (flask) and andros (man)
oh-VAY-tuh — ovate in shape
Dave’s Botanary
commonly known as: Malayan swordKannada: ¿ ಕೋಮಣ ? ಗೆಡ್ಡೆ komana gedde, ನೀರ ಕೋವೆ neera koveMalayalam: കരിന്പോള karinpealaMarathi: वत्सनाभ vatsanabh
botanical names: Lagenandra ovata (L.) Thwaites … synonyms: Arisarum ovatum (L.) Raf. • Arum ovatum L. • Caladium ovatum (L.) Vent. • Cryptocoryne ovata (L.) Schott • Lagenandra insignis Trimen … The Plant List (2010). Version 1
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Photographed along Mattighatta Road, Karnataka on 15 DEC 12
Many thanks to … for the ID.


Names update …


Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Araceae-:: Lagenandra ovata from Karnataka :: PKA11: : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3).   I had seen this small aquatic herb at a stream near Karikale, North Karnataka. 
Date/Time: 17-01-2011 / 11:30AM
Location: Karikale, North Karnataka
Habitat: Wild
Plant Habit: Herb, (aquatic) around 25 to 30cm

Leaves around 10 – 12cm, undulate, petioles around 10 to 15cm.
Flowers not seen. Bot. name: Lagenandra ovata

 

 
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