Abelmoschus esculentus L.

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (HIBISCUS OR MALLOW FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Abelmoschus esculentus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
  • Common name : Lady's finger
  • Vernacular name : Bindi (Hin.); Bendekai (Kan.); Bendakaya (Tel.); Bindha (San.)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Comments : Often cultivated for its edible fruits.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in tropics.
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
  • 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=Abelmoschus esculentus. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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