Nechamandra alternifolia (Roxb. ex Wight) Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 332 1864. (Syn: Lagarosiphon alternifolia (Roxb. ex Wight) Druce; Lagarosiphon alternifolius (Roxb.) Druce; Lagarosiphon roxburghii (Planch.) Benth.; Nechamandra roxburghii Planch.; Vallisneria alternifolia Roxb. ex Wight; Vallisneria alternifolia Roxb.);
This species is found in southern China, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Viet Nam. It has been declared as a noxious weed in North America.
Wetland :: Aquatic plant for identification :: 140314MK :: March 005 : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments(4).
Please help me in identifying this aquatic submerged plant herb.
Alt.: 52 m asl
Place: Ariyalur dist., TN
Date: 05 Mar 2014
It may be Najas
May be Najas guadalupensis
Pl. check with Nechamandra alternifolia (Roxb.) Thwaites
This is Nechamandra alternifolia
Aquatic :: Nechamandra sp for ID : 270614MK :: June007 : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5).
Please help me in identifying this aquatic plant. Is this a Nechamandra sp.?
Was quite abundant in that low waters.
Location: a wetland in Thanjore Dist., TN
Alt.: 55 m asl
Date: 30 Nov 2013
Nechamandra alternifolia (Roxb.) Thw. Hydrocharitaceae is reported from Tamilnadu
Thanks for confirming …
Herb from Medinipur: 2 images.
I agree with you … for Najus,
New in this amazing group. Didn’t know how to give plant ID. Please let me know the process.
Initially observe the plant carefully entire profile (with Description), then study and understand the etymology after these two steps definitely we will identify any plant with literature. In identification, we will do mistakes at the initial stage of learning even 100 % match with literature, but that know with years of genuine experience only,
Contribution of species Nechamandra alternifolia: 1 high res. image.
Very nice. Are you growing this for research purpose ?
References: The Plant List Ver.1.1 WCSP GRIN Flora of China Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal India Biodiversity Portal IUCN Red List (LC) Dave’s Garden Flora of Medak District, Andhra Pradesh, India By T. Pullaiah, Chintala Prabhakar, B. Ravi Prasad Rao (1998)