Amaranthus tricolor L.

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
    (AMARANTH FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species : Amaranthus tricolor
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthus tricolor L.
  • Common name : Joseph's Coat
  • Vernacular name : Dantu soppu, Harivi soppu (Kan.); Serikkeerai (Tam.); Perugu thotakura (Tel.); Nautia (Ori.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Comments : Sometimes cultivated. Leaf edible, used in cooking.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Cosmopolitan
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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=Amaranthus tricolor. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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