Monochoria hastata

Monochoria hastata Monochoria hastata Monochoria hastata

Monochoria hastata - An emergent aquatic herb, stems approximately 0.7-1.2 m long. Basal leaves arrow-shaped. Inflorescence of 25-60 flowers is in a dense spike, 6-9 cm long. Flowers 13-16 mm long, purple or whitish; one anther is blue, about 6 mm long, the other 5 anthers yellow, about 4 mm long. Fruit a capsule, 7 mm long. Seed, 5-6 mm diameter.

Scientific Name Monochoria hastata
Family Name PONTEDERIACEAE
English Name Arrow leaf pondweed
Local Name Diya habarela/Jabara
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status
Status Native
Edible Parts Leaves and flowers

Monochoria hastata Monochoria hastata Monochoria hastata

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