Nymphoides indica

Nymphoides indica  Nymphoides indica  Nymphoides indica

Nymphoides indica - Perennial herb, rhizome oblique. Petioled branches to 1.36 m long. Floating leaves 6.5-27 x 3.5-24 cm, deeply cordate at base, with nerves obscure above, prominent on glandless lower surface; petioles 16 cm long. Umbels of more than 20 flowers. Bracts to 7 x 3 mm long. Pedicels 5.5-12 cm long. Corolla white; tube 2 mm long, the throat yellow; limb to 2.4-4.2 cm in diameter; lobes 5-7. Capsule 6-8 x 4.5-5 mm. Seeds 1.25 mm, globose, yellowish-white.

Scientific Name Nymphoides indica
Family Name MENYANTHACEAE
English Name Water snow flake
Local Name Kumudu/Maha ambala
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status
Status Native
Edible Parts none

Nymphoides indica  Nymphoides indica  Nymphoides indica

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