Celosia polygonoides Retz.

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
    (AMARANTH FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species : Celosia polygonoides
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Celosia polygonoides Retz.
  • Vernacular name : Pulisirukeerai (Tam.); Eluga-uttareni (Tel.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-326; FAP 37696
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., K.R.K.Swamy & Navendu Page; K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 27/02/16; 04/11/2009
  • Collection Locality : Berbera Forest, Khurda district, Odisha State; Kalasamudram, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Margins of semi-evergreen forest; Scrub forest
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional in plains on gravelly ground.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Dharmapuri district (Tamil Nadu State); Kurnool district, Nigidi Forest (Ananthapur district), Chittoor district, Kadapa district (Andhra Pradesh State); Berbera Forest (Khurda district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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=Celosia polygonoides. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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