Rumex nepalensis Spreng.

    (Buckwheat Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JANGLI PALAK FAMILY (जंगली पालक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POLYGONACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
  • Vernacular name : Chethakkala (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in marshy places on hills, degraded forest areas at higher ranges
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki districtI
    • Tamil Nadu : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • World Distribution : South West Europe, West Asia, Himalayas, India, China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). 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. nepalensis. Downloaded on 17 August 2022.


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