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Sahyadri Rotala   
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Sahyadri Rotala
ative Photo: Sushant More
Common name: Sahyadri Rotala
Botanical name: Rotala sahyadrica    Family: Lythraceae (Crape Myrtle family)

Sahyadri Rotala is a rare and newly described rotala species. It is similar to Rotala tenella but differs in having self-pollination flowers, nectary glands on sepal tube and 8-12 multi-cellular black trichomes in the axils of bracteoles. It is a small aquatic herb about 10 cm, very delicate plant, with very small flowers.

Identification credit: Sushant More, S.P. Gaikwad Photographed at Kaas Plateau, Maharashtra.

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