IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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"Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1 Year Assessed: 2010 Assessor/s: Watve, A. Reviewer/s: Juffe Bignoli, D., Narasimhan, D., Rao, M.L.V., Ravikumar, K. & Kumar, V.S. Contributors: Molur, S. Justification: Hygrophila schulli grows widely throughout India, and in large parts of Africa and Indo-china. It is a common plant of waterbodies, can grow in polluted water, forms large stands and easily colonises waterlogged areas. No threats to this species are known, although it is extracted for medicinal use, in India. It is thus categorised as Least Concern. Conservation Actions: No conservation action has been taken. No specific action is required for such a widespread species with invasive tendencies."

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