Ammannia lanceolata B. Heyne ex Wall., Fl. Brit. India 2: 570 1879. (syn: Ammannia lanceolata B. Heyne ex C. B. Clarke; Ammannia verticillata Wight & Arn.; Ditheca verticillata Miq.; Nesaea lanceolata (Heyne ex Cl.) Koehne);

Sri Lanka, India as per Catalogue of Life;

Unidentified Rotala (?) species : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Seen in a wet channel from leaking water from a small water hole.
On 14/11/09 in Shamirpet in Rangareddi district of Andhra PradeshIndia.

Yes it is also Rotala densiflora (Roth) Koehne

Going by flowers, it appears more closer to Ammannia auriculata Willd.

Sorry, on further examination, it is closer to Rotala densiflora (Roth) Koehne only.

It resembles Nesaea for me

The specimen displayed is not Rotala but Nesaea lanceolata (Heyne ex Clarke) Koehne
Please look for more than one flower or flower buds in a node as a condensed cyme.


References: Catalogue of Life  POWO (Ammannia prostrata Buch.-Ham. ex Dillwyn) The Plant List Ver.1.1  GBIF (High resolution specimens) High resolution specimen  Flora of peninsular India Plant illustrations

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