Flora of the Nilgiris

Plants from Amaranthaceae
Flora of Nilgiri Biosphere (Northern Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve)
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Celosia argentea L. var. argentea

English Name : Silver Spiked Cockscomb
Irula Name : Pannai keerai
Tamil Name : Makilikkeerai, Pannaipoo
Hindi Name : Safed murga


Habit : An erect, glabrous profusely branched annual herb.

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Amaranthus viridis L.


Irula Name : Thippai keerai
Tamil Name : Kuppai keerai



Habit : A slender herb.

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Amaranthus spinosus L.

English Name : Prickly Amaranth
Irula Name : Mullu keerai
Tamil Name : Mullu keerai
Hindi Name : Kanta nutiya
Malayalam Name : Mullen cheera

Habit : An armed erect herb.

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Amaranthus graecizans L. ssp. thellungianus (Nevski) Gusev.


Irula Name : Sillu keerai




Habit : A small annual, prostrate herb.

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Amaranthus caudatus L.

English Name : Fox Tail Amaranth
Irula Name : Thandu keerai
Tamil Name : Thandu keerai



Habit : An erect herb.

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Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R.Br. ex DC.

English Name : Tangle Mat
Irula Name : Minagonai daagu
Tamil Name : Poonnankannikeerai
Hindi Name : Gudrisag


Habit : A prostrate, branched, low growing herb.

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Aerva lanata (L.) A.L.Juss.


Irula Name : Poolai poo
Tamil Name : Koola poo, Poolai poo



Habit : An erect to decumbent herb.

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Aerva javanica (Burm.f.) A.L.Juss. ex Schultes







Habit : A tomentose, erect herb.

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Achyranthes aspera L.

English Name : Prickly Chaff Flower
Irula Name : Uthrani
Tamil Name : Naaiyuruvi, Naagarkaai mullu



Habit : An erect herb.

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