Botanical Name -

Saussurea costus (FALC.) LIPSCH.
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Full Botanical citation -

Saussurea costus (Falc.) Lipsch. in Bot. Zurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 49: 131. 1964; S. Karthikeyan & al., Flowering Plants of India - Dicots. 1: 264. 2009.

Family -

ASTERACEAE

System(s) of Indian Medicine -

Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Folk, Sowa-Rigpa

Botanical Synonyms (1) -

  • Saussurea lappa C.B.CL.
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    Full Botanical citation -

    Saussurea lappa (Decne.) Sch.-Bip. in Linnaea 19: 331. 1846; P.K. Hajra in P.K. Hajra & al., Fl. India 12: 196. 1995.

Vernacular names -

Total 107 Vernacular names found in 10 languages.

English (2) - costus root, kuth
Hindi (10) - koostha, koot, kootha, kot, kur, kust, kut, kuth, pachak, pokharmul
Kannada (6) - kankushta, koshta, koshtha, kosta, kostha, kosuta
Malayalam (4) - kottam, seppudday, sepuddy, simakkottam
Marathi (4) - koshta, kot, kushthh, ouplet
Sanskrit (50) -
Sanskrit Comments
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agada, amaya, apya, bhasura, dushta, gada, gadakhya, gadavha, gadavhaya, haribhadraka, ja, jarana, kadakhya, kakala, kashmirja, kashtam, kasmira, kaubera, kinjalka, kushta, kushtam, kushtha, kustha, kusthah, kustham, kuthika, kutsita, niruja, padmaka, pakala, pakalam, palaka, paribhadraka, paribhavya, pauskara, pavana, puskara, puskaramula, rama, roga, rogavhaya, ruja, ruk, ruka, utpala, utpalam, vaniraja, vapya, vyadhi, vyapya
Tamil (15) - chagal koshtam, goshtam, gostan, gostham, jathikoshtam, katakuvayam, koshtam, kostam, kostam 2, kostum, kottam, kura, kutavapiritam, oli, putchuk
Telugu (7) - cengala, changala, chengulva, kostamu, kostu, kushtamu, kustam
Tibetan (2) - ru rta, ru-rta
Urdu (7) - karwa koth, quest shirin, qust, qust shirin, qust talkh, qust-i-talkh, qust-shirin