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Spiny amaranthus

Halbi Name Kheda bhaji plant
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Katilichaulai
Scientific name Amranthus spinosus Linn.
Family Amaranthaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant Erect glabrous spiny herb, 30-60 cm high, often reddish, branches grooved with sharp divariated spines in the leaf axils.
Leaves Ovate, lanceolate, obtuse, entire Photo Gallery
Flower Terminal and axillary dense spines, numerous, unisexual, male calyx acute, bristles pointed, female calyx oblong, opiculate seed2
Fruit/ seed Capsule, long, void, thickened at the top, rugose.
Habitat and distribution Roadsides, wasteland
Flowering and fruiting August to January
Associated with Kharif flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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