Family: Trapaceae - Water Chestnut family
Growth Habit: Aqautic herb
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Singara, Kanta singra.
Tribal Name: Kalobaichgula (Murong).
Aquatic floating herbs. Leaves dimorphic; the subnerged ones opposite, the floating ones widely rhomboid, coarsely dentate-serrate. Flowers axillary, solitary, projecting above the water surface. Fruit obovoid with four straight or slightly curved horns with barbed apices.
Fruits are eaten (Murong).
Almost throughout the country.
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