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Achyranthes aspera
Class Magnoliopsida +
Common Indian names Aghata, Khara-manjari, Apamarga (Sanskrit)Aghata, Khara-manjari, Apamarga (Sanskrit);चिरचिटा Chirchita, लटजीरा Latjira, Onga (Hindi);Apang (Bengali);Safed Aghedo (Gujarati);Uttaranee (Kannada);Kadaladi; Katalati (Malayalam);Aghada, Pandhara-aghada (Marathi);Kutri (Punjabi);Nayuruvi, Shiru-kadaladi (Tamil);Antisha, Apamargamu, Uttaraene (Telugu)l);Antisha, Apamargamu, Uttaraene (Telugu)  +
Common name Prickly Chaff Flower, Chaff-flower, Crocus stuff, Crokars staff, Devil's horsewhip  +
Division/Phylum Magnoliophyta +
Family Amaranthaceae +
Genus Achyranthes +
Header caption ''Achyranthes aspera'' growing in Puntallana, La Palma, Canary Islands  +
Header image Achyranthes aspera (Puntallana) 04 ies.jpg  +
Introdescription ''Achyranthes aspera'' (Common name: Prick''Achyranthes aspera'' (Common name: Prickly Chaff Flower, Devil's Horsewhip, Sanskrit: अपामार्ग Apamarga) is a species of plant in the ''Amaranthaceae'' family. It is distributed throughout the tropical world. It can be found in many places growing as an introduced species and a common weed. It is one of the 21 leaves used in the Ganesh Patra Pooja done regularly on Ganesh Chaturthi day. In Uttar Pradesh the plant is used for a great many medicinal purposes, especially in obstetrics and gynecology, including abortion, induction of labor, and cessation of postpartum bleeding. The Maasai people of Kenya use the plant medicinally to treat malaria. (Source:Wikipedia)nally to treat malaria. (Source:Wikipedia)  +
Order Caryophyllales +
Page creation date 28 November 2010  +
Regnum Plantae +
Species name w:Achyranthes aspera +
User ID User:Gauravm +
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Categories Plants  + , Species page  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 1 December 2010 06:31:46  +
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