Arnebia hispidissima (Sieber ex Lehm.) A.DC.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (Forget-Me-Not Or Borage Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : LASORA FAMILY (लसोड़ा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Boraginaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Anchusa asperrima Delile; Anchusa hispidissima Sieber ex A.DC.; Arnebia asperrima (Delile) Hutch. & Dalziel; Arnebia lutea (A.Rich.) Armari; Arnebiola migiurtina Chiov.; Dioclea hispidissima (Sieber ex Lehm.) Spreng.; Echiochilon hispidissimum (Sieber ex Lehm.) Tausch; Echioides asperrimum (Delile) Rothm.; Lithospermum hispidissimum Sieber ex Lehm.; Lithospermum vestitum Wall. ex Benth.; Lithospermum villosum Wall. ex G.Don; Strobila hispidissima (Sieber ex Lehm.) G.Don; Toxostigma luteum A.Rich.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Arnebia hispidissima (Lehm.) A.DC.
  • Common name : Arabian Primrose
  • Vernacular name :
    • Ram bui (Rajasthani)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry, stony or sandy soils, often in desert plains and disturbed localities along fields
  • Comments / notes : Variable in habit. Plants from coastal areas tend to be prostrate as compared to plains from the inland plains. In Indian traditional medicine root extracts are used to treat ulcers, boils, cuts, throat complaints, heart problems, headache and fever
  • Flower, Fruit : December-April
  • Distribution :
    • Gujarat : Banaskantha district, Kachchh district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf States, India, Iran, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Tibet, West Himalaya, Yemen
  • Literature :
    • Shah G. L. (1978). Flora of Gujarat State Part 1. University Press Sardar Patel University: 449
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 179
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Arnebia hispidissima. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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