Xanthium strumarium L.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asteraceae (Compositae)
  • Species : Xanthium strumarium
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Xanthium strumarium L. (Unresolved name)
  • Vernacular name : Maralu ummatali (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2126, CJS 15121
  • Key identification features : A stout undershrub. Stem brown, hispid. Leaves simple, alternate, three-nerved from base, broadly obovate, lobed, rounded or cordate at base. Heads unisexual. Urticles spinescent.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Comments : Common in wastelands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Bijapur, Gulbarga, Hassan, Kolar, Mysore, Raichur, Tumkur, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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