Heliotropium ellipticum Ledeb.

 
  • 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) : Heliotropium eichwaldii Steud.; Heliotropium littorale Steven; Heliotropium parviflorum Steven ex Boiss.; Heliotropium stevenianum Andrz. ex Hohen.; Heliotropium striatum Hemsl.; Heliotropium strictum Ledeb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Heliotropium ellipticum Ledeb.
  • Habit : Erect herb
  • Habitat : Stony slopes in semi-desert and semi-steppe belts, rarely in steppes.
  • Comments / notes : Often a weed in oases, river gravel and sand. Used in the treatment of boils, ulcers and the bites of snakes and mad dogs.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-August
  • Distribution :
    • Gujarat : Gandhinagar district, Kachchh district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krym, Pakistan, South European Russi, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Krym to Central Asia and Pakistan
  • Literature :
    • Shah G. L. (1978). Flora of Gujarat State Part 1. University Press Sardar Patel University: 452
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 180
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Heliotropium ellipticum. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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