Linum grandiflorum Desf.

 
  • Family : LINACEAE
    (Flax Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JANGLI ALSI FAMILY (जंगली अलसी फैमिली
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Linaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Adenolinum grandiflorum (Desf.) W.A.Weber
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Linum grandiflorum Desf.
  • Common name : Flax or linseed
  • Vernacular name :
    • Tisi (Bengali)
    • Aisi (Hindi)
    • Agasi (Kannada)
    • Peso (Orissa)
    • Alivirai (Tamil)
    • Avisi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Cultivated in gardens
  • Comments / notes : A popular garden plant, has been cultivated in a number of colours such as salmon.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : Algeria, Tunisia
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : Algeria, Alabama, Austria, Bangladesh, California, Colorado, East Aegean Is., India, Florida, Great Britain, Kentucky, Krym, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Texas, Tunisia, Utah
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 88
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Linum grandiflorum. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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