Aerva javanica (Burm.f.) Juss. ex Schult.

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
    (AMARANTH FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Basionym : Iresine javanica Burm.f.
  • Synonym(s) : Aerva persica (Burm.f.) Merr.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aerva javanica (Burm.f.)Juss. ex Schult.
  • Vernacular name : Doddahindi gida (Kannada); Kondapindi kura (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains in poor gravelly soil, scrub jungles, wayside, wasteland and by arable lands.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : All districts of Andhra Pradesh
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Dharwad district, GLB, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Gajapati district
    • Tamil Nadu : Plains and foothills
  • World Distribution : Old World tropics, Cape Verde Islands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha, 1984; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Mysore.
  • 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=Aerva javanica. Downloaded on 27 June 2019.

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