Fagonia indica N. Burman

    (Caltrop Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GOKHARU FAMILY (गोखरू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Fagonia mysorensis B.Heyne ex Roth
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Fagonia indica Burm.f.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on sandy soils of dry deciduous open forests.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chitradurga district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Tumakuru district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Ramanathapuram district
  • World Distribution : Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Arabia, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, Libya
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga
  • 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 indica. Downloaded on 1 December 2023.

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