Cleome viscosa L.

 
  • Family : CAPPARACEAE
    (Caper Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KARIL FAMILY (करील फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Cleomaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cleome viscosa var. nagarjunakondensis Sund.-Ragh.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cleome viscosa L.
  • Common name : Wild-dog Mustard, Sticky Cleome
  • Vernacular name :
    • Junglee Hur-Hur, Hul-Hul (Hindi)
    • Kadu sasive, Naayi sasive (Kannada)
    • Manja-kadugu, Nai-kadagu, Naivelai (Tamil)
    • Kukkavominta (Telugu)
    • Banosorisho, Anasorisho (Oria)
    • Tilaparni (Sanskrit)
    • Aadunarivela, Ariyavela, Karimkadugu, Kattukadugu, , Manjavela, Naikadugu, Naivela, Pattikaduku, Vaikadugu, Vela (Malayalam)
    • Pivli tilvan (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Plains from the coast to 400m. Common weed of cultivated fields.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 23/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0474
  • Collection Locality : RPRC gardens, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district, Khammam district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district, Chamarajanagar district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : All districts of Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : Old World from tropical Africa, S. Arabia to Tropical Australia; Malaysia
  • World Distribution : Cosmopolitan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1
    • J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • Sundar Raghavan (1986). Bulletin botanical Survey of India (Nelumbo) 28: 187-191. t.1-8
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharastra vol 1. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cleome viscosa. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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