Aerva javanica (Burm.f.) Juss. ex Schult.

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
    (AMARANTH FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species : Aerva javanica
  • Synonym : Aerva persica (Burm.f.) Merr.
  • Basionym : Iresine javanica Burm.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aerva javanica (Burm.f.)Juss. ex Schult.
  • Vernacular name : Doddahindi gida (Kan.)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : December- February
  • Comments : Often on plains in poor gravelly soil, scrub jungles, wayside, wastelands and by arable lands.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Parlakhemundi Hills (Gajapati district), Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Old World Tropics, Cape Verde Islands
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Aerva javanica. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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