Amaranthus roxburghianus H.W.Kung

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
    (AMARANTH FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthus roxburghianus H.W.Kung
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Common in Wastelands
  • Key identification features : Annual prostrate herb with straite stem. Leaves elliptic or obovate, apex obtuse, often notched, base tapering towards apext, rugose. Seeds lenticular, smooth, shining black.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.787. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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=Amaranthus roxburghianus. Downloaded on 21 October 2019.

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