Boerhavia fruticosa Dalzell

    (Four-O'clock Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BOOGANBEL FAMILY (बूगनबेल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : NYCTAGINACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Boerhavia grandiflora A.Rich.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Infrequent
  • Key identification features : An erect viscid glandular hairy herb.Flowers are pink
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Thane district, Palghar district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp. 772. 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. fruticosa. Downloaded on 2 April 2020.


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