Many-Branched Indotristicha   
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Many-Branched Indotristicha
P Native Herb Unknown Photo: Anurag Sharma
Common name: Many-Branched Indotristicha
Botanical name: Indotristicha ramosissima    Family: Podostemaceae (Riverweed family)

Many-Branched Indotristicha is herb with free floating, branched stems, up to 60 cm long, attached to rock by base, stem with 1.5-2.5 cm long ramuli and scale leaves. Flowers are 1-6 mm long, in leaf-axils along the stem; flower-stalks 1-2.5 cm long, slender, erect. Perianth 3, free, 2 mm long, ovate. Stamens 3. Ovary 2.5 mm long, ellipsoid, stigma 3-lobed. Many-Branched Indotristicha is native to Southern Western Ghats. Flowering: January-March.

Identification credit: Vijayasankar Raman Photographed in Chimmony WLS, Kerala.

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