Heracleum grande (Dalzell & A. Gibson) Mukhop.

  • Family : APIACEAE
    (Carrot Or Coriander Or Parsley Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SAUNF FAMILY (सौंफ फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : APIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Heracleum grande (Dalzell & A. Gibson) Mukhop.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Found on hill slopes in ghats in moist situations
  • Key identification features : Leaves mostly radical, 2-pinnate with terminal leaflet; lowest pair ternate, upper simple and terminal leaflets 3-lobed; flowers in umbels, more than 10-rayed; fruits narrowly winged, dorsal intermediate ridges prominent.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-August
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district, Nashik district, Pune district,Raigad district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp. 98. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • 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=Heracleum grande. Downloaded on 23 May 2022.


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