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Devils horsewhip, prickly chaff -flower

Halbi Name plant
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Latjeera, Puthkunda, Ultekanta
Scientific name Achyranthus aspera Linn.
Family Amaranthaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant Erect and document herb
Leaves Opposite, short petioled, existipulate, obvate-orbicular or elliptic, acuminate or slightly flexious Photo Gallery
Flower Small, greenish white, sessile, deflexed on terminal spikes seedflowerplant
Fruit/ seed Ovoid utricle
Habitat and distribution Wastelands
Flowering and fruiting September to December
Associated with Kharif flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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