Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex. DC.

A Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex. DC. plant with flower

Alternanthera sessilis is an aquatic plant known by several common names, including Matikaduri or Matikanduri in Assamese, ponnanganni (in Tamil), ponnaganti aaku (in Telugu), honnagone (in Kannada), mukunuwenna (in Sinhala), sessile joyweed and dwarf copperleaf. It is used as a vegetable specially in Sri Lanka and some Asian countries.

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