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Yellow-Berried Nightshade

Halbi Name
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Choti Katheri, Kantkari, Kateli
Scientific name Solanum xanthocarpus Schrad.
Family
Season
Description
Plant A very spiny diffused herb, with a height of up to 1.2 meters. The young branches-densely covered with minute star-shaped hair, while the mature branches are zigzag.
Leaves The midribs and other nerves of the leaves have sharp yellow prickles and grow up to 10 cm in length Photo Gallery
Flower The purple flowers, that are 2 cm long with five petals, can be seen in small bunches, sometimes opposite to the leaves.
Fruit/ seed Glabrous, globular drooping berries as fruits, yellow or pale in color, with green veins
Habitat and distribution Wastelands
Flowering and fruiting October - April
Associated with Dry land flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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