Solanum anguivi Lam.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY OR BRINJAL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species : Solanum anguivi
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Solanum anguivi Lam.
  • Common name : Common Indian Nightshade, African Egg-plant
  • Vernacular name : Barhanta, Bithatta (Hin.); Raangulla, Vanavyantaki (Kan.); Naai mulli, Kari mulli, Mulluchundai, Pappara-mulli (Tam.); Tella mulaka, Jiddu munaga chettu, Kakamunchi (Tel.); Denga bheji (Ori.); Brahati (San.)
  • Collection Nos : FAP 41880; HJCB-E-204
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 22/05/12; 13/12/2014
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Comments : Often on hills above 800 m, on degraded slopes, in wastelands etc.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yercaud Hills (Salem district), Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Tirumala Hills (Chittoor district), Araku Valley (Visakhapatnam district), Prakasham district, East Godavari district, Kadapa district, Guntur district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, South Africa, Madagascar, India, Malay Peninsula, Philippines, Taiwan, Indo-China
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). 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=Solanum anguivi. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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