Phytolacca octandra L.

 
  • Family : PHYTOLACCACEAE
    (Pokeweed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : POKEBERRY FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PHYTOLACCACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Phytolacca octandra L.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Degraded deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Naturalized
  • Flower, Fruit : June-August
  • Collector(s) Name : Chinnakanal, Idukki district, Kerala
  • Collection Date : 23-11-2018
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-1752
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : Tropical America
  • World Distribution : Widely spread in many Tropical countries
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of tamilnadu, India vol. 2; Herbarium specimen from Chinnakanal, Idukki district, Kerala
  • 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=Phytolacca octandra. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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