Rotala sahyadrica

Rotala sahyadrica S.P.Gaikwad, Sardesai & S.R.Yadav, In: Nordic J. Bot. 32(5): 575 (2013);       

Common name: Sahyadri Rotala
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Rotala sahyadrica (Lythraceae)
allied to Rotala ritchiei
Kaas, 2015, September

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Rotala sahyadrica sp. nov. (Lythraceae) from Western Ghats, India (Abstract- A new aquatic species, Rotala sahyadrica S. P. Gaikwad, Sardesai et S. R. Yadav sp. nov. collected from a fresh water lake on a high altitude lateritic plateau ecosystem of the Western Ghats, India is described and illustrated here. It is similar to R. tenella (Guill. & Perr.) Hiern but differs in having cleistogamous and chasmogamous flowers, nectary glands on calyx tube and 8–12 multi-cellular black trichomes in the axils of bracteoles.)