Eruca sativa Gars.

 
  • Family : BRASSICACEAE
    (MUSTARD FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Brassicaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Common name : Rocket
  • Vernacular name : Taramira, Seoha, Tarnura (Hindi); Safed-Sarsu (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Weed in cultivated lands
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dharwad district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : Chennai district
  • Native : Mediterranean
  • World Distribution : India, Himalayas, North Africa, Southern Europe and West Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Eruca sativa. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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