Solanum indicum L.

  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (Nightshade Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BAINGAN FAMILY (बैंगन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : SOLANACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Mothi-ringni (Marathi)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Comments / notes : A common weed in open fields. Occasional in forests an undergrowth
  • Key identification features : Armed shrub, prickles long, straight
  • Flower, Fruit : May-February
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Theni district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state, Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Ravichandran V personal observation 2014 Aug.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. indicum. Downloaded on 1 December 2022.

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