Eryngium foetidum L.

 
  • Family : APIACEAE
    (CARROT or PARSLEY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Species : Eryngium foetidum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eryngium foetidum L.
  • Vernacular name : Jangli dhania, Kataki dhania, Bilaiti dhania (Ori.)
  • Key identification features : A strong foetid biennial herb. Roots fibrous. Basal leaves are oblanceolate, obtuse, crenate-spinose or serrate. Involucre of about 6 spinous bracts. Flowers are greenish, calyx lobes acute. Schizocarp globose.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : April-August
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Occasional in damp soils, close to stream banks.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary (Kalahandi district), Koraput district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Sundargarh district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Wide spread in tropics
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa
  • 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=Eryngium foetidum. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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