Eruca sativa Gars.

 
  • Family : BRASSICACEAE
    (Mustard Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SARSON FAMILY (सरसों फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Brassicaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Eruca vesicaria (L.) Cav.
  • Common name : Arugula, Garden rocket, Rocket salad
  • Vernacular name :
    • Taramira, Seoha, Tarnura (Hindi)
    • Safed-Sarsu (Marathi)
    • Sarso (Gujarati)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Weed in garden
  • Comments / notes : Weed in cultivated lands
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dharwad district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : Chennai district
    • Gujarat : Bharuch district
  • Native : Mediterranean to China and Arabian Peninsula
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : India, Himalayas, North Africa, Southern Europe and West Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
    • Shah G. L. (1978). Flora of Gujarat State Part 1. University Press Sardar Patel University: 64
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Eruca sativa. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

India Distribution

World Distribution

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