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Common name

English: Roundleaf toothcup

German: Rundblättrige Rotala

Mandarin: 紫草科 (zi cao ke)


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        Family: Lythraceae (12)(family description)

          Genus: Rotala (1)

            Epithet: rotundifolia (Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.) Koehne (7)

rotundifolia => referring to the rounded leaves


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: pink

External links

Check for Rotala rotundifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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