Amaranthus tricolor var. tristis (Prain) Nayar et al.

    (Amaranth Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GARUNDI FAMILY (गरूण्डी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : AMARANTHACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Vernacular name : Chaulai (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Cutivated
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated as pot-herb and also occurs as a weed
  • Key identification features : Erect or diffuse herbs. Leaves broadly ovate, margins undulate, petiole long, tapering. Flowers green, in dense axillary clusters. Urticle ovoid, circumscissile, rugulose, membranous.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India; N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. 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. tricolor var. tristis. Downloaded on 6 June 2023.


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