Digera muricata (L.) Mart.

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
    (AMARANTH FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species : Digera muricata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Digera muricata (L.) Mart.
  • Vernacular name : Gungatiya, Luta mahauria (Hin.); Kanchali soppu, Gorje pallye (Kan.); Thoyakkeerai, Sunnaambukkeerai (Tam.); Chenchali kura (Tel.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Often on plains to 1000 m. A weed of cultivated lands, in pastures and along stream bed.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Tamil Nadu State; Andhra Pradesh State; Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia, Africa, Arabia, Madagascar
  • 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; 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=Digera muricata. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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