Alternanthera pungens Humboldt

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species : Alternanthera pungens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
  • Common name : Khaki Weed
  • Vernacular name : Mullu honagonne (Kan.), Kante vali santi (Hin.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 10819
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha
  • Key identification features : A spreading herb with opposite, simple, stalked, entire, spathulate leaves. Flowers are small, inconspicuous and aggregated into a head-like inflorescence. Bracts, bracteoles as well as the floral lobes are membranous and are pointed.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Neotropics
  • Comments : A common introduced weed
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Channarayapatna (Hassan)
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg

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