Eryngium foetidum L.

 
  • Family : APIACEAE
    (CARROT or CORIANDER or PARSLEY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eryngium foetidum L.
  • Common name : Fitweed, Culantro, Long coriander, Mexican coriander
  • Vernacular name : Jangli dhania, Kataki dhania, Bilaiti dhania (Oria); Malli cheera (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated
  • Flower, Fruit : February-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : All districts of Karnataka
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
  • Native : Central America, Introduced
  • World Distribution : Wide spread in tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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=Eryngium foetidum. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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