Rorippa indica (L.) Hiern

    (Mustard Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SARSON FAMILY (सरसों फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : BRASSICACEAE
  • Basionym : Sisymbrium indicum L.
  • Synonym(s) : Nasturtium indicum (L.) DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rorippa indica (L.) Hiern
  • Common name : Wild Mustard
  • Vernacular name : Kadu sasive (Kannada), Kattukadugu (Malayalam); Kattukadugu (Tamil)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet places in hilly areas
  • Comments / notes : Common in agricultural fields and along irrigation canals
  • Flower, Fruit : October-June
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Dharwad district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Nagpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Tiruvannamalai district, Vellore district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia, China, Japan and Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. indica. Downloaded on 26 January 2022.

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