Euphorbia hirta L.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species : Euphorbia hirta
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbia hirta L.
  • Common name : Common Spurge
  • Vernacular name : Acce gida, Karihal soppu, Taddina gida, Halukudi (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 1293, KFP 14539
  • Key identification features : An annual prostrate herb. Leaves are simple, with fine-toothed margin and colour varying from green to coppery-red. Flowers are tiny and clustered in the leaf axils.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
  • Comments : Commonly found in waste places and roadside.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Kodagu, Tumkur
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1996; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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