Coriandrum sativum L.

 
  • Family : APIACEAE
    (CARROT or CORIANDER or PARSLEY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Coriandrum sativum L.
  • Common name : Coriander
  • Vernacular name : Kodavazha, Elappati (Marathi); Kotthamalli, Kotthambala, Malli (Malayalam); Kothimeri (Telugu); Kothimeri sappi (Kannada); Dhania patha (Hindi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated for condiments and used in cooking
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Mediterranean
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the world.
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). 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=Coriandrum sativum. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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