Rotala illecebroides (Arn.) Koehne, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 1: 161 (1880) (syn: Ammannia illecebroides Arn.);
India to Myanmar, Andaman Islands: Andaman Is., Myanmar as per POWO;
Common name: Charming Rotala

Small aquatic erect herbs. Leaves opposite, to 2 x 1 mm, decussate, ovate, glabrous, entire. Flowers axillary, each from the leaf axils; bracteoles 2, subulate.
Flowering and fruiting: November-January
Waterlogged areas
Southern Western Ghats
(Attributions: Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi as per India Biodiversity Portal)

Rotala illecebroides (Arn.) Koehne submission AS1 January 2023: 7 images- 5 high res. images.
Here’s a new addition to eFloraofIndia website.
Rotala illecebroides (Arn.) Koehne
Family – Lythraceae
A very small amphibious petal less Rotala sp.
Photographed in Bengaluru outskirts, Karnataka
In January 2023

Again another set of beautiful pictures ! Looks like as if ‘diyas’ (lights) are lit up.

Yes, appears so as per POWO specimen and FoPI.



POWO specimen  Catalogue of Life  FoPI  Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats  Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  IBIS Flora (Flora of British India)

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