Ruta graveolens L.

 
  • Family : RUTACEAE
    (RUE or CITRUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rutaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ruta graveolens L.
  • Common name : Snake repellent herb
  • Vernacular name : Nagadalli (Hindi); Pillaivalathi (Tamil)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Planted in gardens and around estates. Known to act as a snake repellent.
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : All districts of Karnataka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere
  • 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=Ruta graveolens. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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