Nothosaerva brachiata (L.) Wight

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
    (AMARANTH FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Nothosaerva brachiata (L.) Wight
  • Vernacular name : Moduranga (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : In plains in moist low-lying ground; along river banks and dry deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Ballari district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Dharwad district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Southeast Asia, Myanmar, tropical Africa, Mauritius
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; 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; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state
  • 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=Nothosaerva brachiata. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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