Chenopodium album L.

 
  • Family : CHENOPODIACEAE
    (GOOSEFOOT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species : Chenopodium album
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Chenopodium album L.
  • Common name : White Goose foot, Soft Hornwort
  • Vernacular name : Khartua Sag, Chandan Betu (Hin.); Hunachikka (Kan.); Chakkaravarthi Keerai (Tam.); Pappu kura (Tel.); Bathua (Ori.); Vastuka (San.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Comments : Often scarcely aromatic. Sometimes cultivated as a vegetable in plains and lower slopes.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Continental Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia, America
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; 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 (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=Chenopodium album. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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