Flora of the Nilgiris

Plants from Asteraceae
Flora of Nilgiri Biosphere (Northern Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve)
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Lagascea mollis Cav.

English Name : American Softhead
Irula Name : Kuppai chedi

Hindi Name : Tharwad


Habit : An erect, white-pubescent herb.

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Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. Serr.

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English Name : Stone Apple
Irula Name : Bael patra, Bila
Tamil Name : Vilvam
Hindi Name : Bael, Sriphal
Malayalam Name : Koovalam, Vilvam
Kannada Name : Bilva patre
Habit : An armed deciduous tree.

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Triumfetta rhomboidea L.

English Name : Common Burbush
Irula Name : Karottai
Tamil Name : Ottarai
Hindi Name : Chiki


Habit : An annual herb.

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Triumfetta annua L.

English Name : Common Burbush
Irula Name : Karottai

Hindi Name : Chiki


Habit : An annual herb.

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Tridax procumbens L.

English Name : Coat Buttons
Irula Name : Mukuthipoo
Tamil Name : Seruppadithazhai, Kenathuppoondu
Hindi Name : Akal kohadi


Habit : A slender perennial herb, branched at base.

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Trichodesma indicum (L.) R.Br.

English Name : Indian Borage
Irula Name : Sunku thumbae
Tamil Name : Kali thumbae, Kaasi thumbae, Palli chedi
Hindi Name : Chota Kulpha


Habit : A rugose herb.

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Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (L.) Vahl

English Name : Jamaican Bluespike
Irula Name : Neer panai utharani
Tamil Name : Seemainaayuruvi
Hindi Name : Kariyartharani


Habit : A small shrub.

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Sida rhombifolia L.

English Name : Angled Sida
Irula Name : Kuthukalagandrai
Tamil Name : Chitha mutti, Karisalanganni
Hindi Name : Atibala
Malayalam Name : Anakurunthotti

Habit : A spreading herb.

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Scilla hyacinthina (Roth) J.F. Macbr.

English Name : South Indian Squill
Irula Name : Kaatu vellai vengaya
Tamil Name : Narivengayam, Kattuvengayam
Hindi Name : Safed khus


Habit : A herb.

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Sansevieria roxburghiana Schultes & Schultes f.


Irula Name : Godu manji
Tamil Name : Mottamanji, Marul
Hindi Name : Marul


Habit : A stout herb.

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