Trichurus monsoniae (L.f.) Townsend

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
    (AMARANTH FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Basionym : Illecebrum monsoniae L. f.
  • Synonym(s) : Aerva monsoniae (L. f.) Mart
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Trichuriella monsoniae (L. f.) Bennet
  • Vernacular name : Majjigeberru gida (Kannada)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Costal sandy areas and Grasslands. On plains especially on the floor of scrub jungles to 500m, in gravelly ground. Abundant in fallow fields.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Collection Nos : KFP 5622, KFP 10141
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Ballari district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Raichur district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bangladesh
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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.
  • 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=Trichurus monsoniae. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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