Hygrophila difformis (L. f.) Blume, Bijdr. 804 1826.;
Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Nepal; also cultivated (as per GRIN);
Hygrophila difformis is known from India, Mayanmar, Bangladesh and Nepal. In India it is reported from Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal (Cook 1996).
It is perennial or annual. Usually found in shallow water where it may be bottom-rooted or straggling over the surface (Cook 1996).
It is a popular aquarium plant.
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All Please id the attached plant picture.
2482: Herb, Flowering: March, Plain wet Place
Hygrophila difformis Blume (Acanthaceae)
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Hygrophila difformis (L. f.) Blume.
Acanthaceae Id from Bangladesh_SM_1400 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Habitat: Agriculture land
Yes, I also feel close to images at Hygrophila difformis (L. f.) Blume
ID requested DS_FORID_WEED2.0_16022012: requesting for ID for another weed.
Date – FEB 5, 2012
Location- West Bengal -Howrah District
Wayside by a Lake
looks like Acanthaceae member. May be Justicia……….
Different from Hygrophila phlomoides as identified in this thread: Hygrophila sp. from Assam
Following may be of some help:
Plant Wealth of the Lower Ganga Delta: An Eco-taxonomical Approach, Volume 2 By Kumudranjan Naskar (1993- Keys & description- Hygrophila auriculata, Hygrophila phlomoides & Hygrophila polysperma)
Hygrophila difformis (L.f.) Blume ??