Prickly chaff flower | Achyranthes aspera

Prickly chaff flower

Common Name : Prickly chaff flower, Devil's horsewhip, Crokars staff Botanical Name : Achyranthes aspera Family : Amaranthaceae Hindi : Latjira, Chirchira Sanskrit : Mayura, Apamarga Uses : Ayurveda, Medicinal Genus : Achyranthes Category : Erect or prostrate Herb Type : Annual / Perennial Malayalam : Kadaladi Tamil : Nayurivi, Shiru-kadaladi Found / Grows in : Waste land, fields, river banks

Prickly chaff flower

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Kundadam, Dharapuram, Erode, Tirupur, Tamil Nadu, India


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