Fagonia bruguieri DC.

    (Caltrop Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GOKHARU FAMILY (गोखरू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Fagonia bruguieri DC.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Key identification features : Undershrubs, prostrate to suberect; branches quadrangular, sulcate, striate, glandular-pubescent. Leaves opposite, glandular-hairy, fleshy; stipular spines straight, rarely slightly curved, glandular-pubescent. Flowers pale pink, fading white, solitary, axillary. Sepals glandular-hairy. Capsules pyramidal, pubescent.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Dhule district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. 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=Fagonia bruguieri. Downloaded on 21 February 2024.


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