Thlaspi arvense L.

 
  • Family : BRASSICACEAE
    (Mustard Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SARSON FAMILY (सरसों फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Brassicaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Crucifera thlaspi (Roxb.) E.H.L.Krause; Lepidium thlaspi Roxb.; Teruncius arvensis (L.) Lunell; Thlaspi baicalense DC.; Thlaspi collinum M.Bieb.; Thlaspidea arvensis (L.) Opiz; Thlaspidium arvense (L.) Bubani
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Thlaspi arvense L.
  • Common name : Field penny cress
  • Vernacular name :
    • Maula (Hindi)
    • Cheka-chumu (Nepali)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Near streams, rocky and grassy slopes, altitude 2200-4000 m.
  • Comments / notes : Weed of roadsides and cultivation fields
  • Flower, Fruit : April-August
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
  • Native : Temperate Eurasia
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Temperate Eurasia and North and South America, South Africa, Iceland, Algeria, Morocco, South Korea, Taiwan
  • Literature :
    • N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1.
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 77
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 422
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Thlaspi arvense. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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