Heracleum rigens Wallich ex DC.

 
  • Family : APIACEAE
    (Carrot Or Coriander Or Parsley Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SAUNF FAMILY (सौंफ फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Apiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name :
    • Sukshma ela (Sanskrit)
    • Chittela, Rai-kai (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 1000m on bare slopes and grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Mysuru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Chikkaballapur (Nandidurg)
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
    • Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District
    • Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Heracleum rigens. Downloaded on 16 July 2024.

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