Botanical Name -

Boerhavia diffusa L.
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Full Botanical citation -

Boerhavia diffusa L., Sp. Pl. 3. 1753; R.D.Gaur, Fl. Distr. Garhwal North West Himalaya (With Ethnobotanical Notes), TransMedia, Srinagar (Garhwal), India, 111. 1999.

Family -

NYCTAGINACEAE

System(s) of Indian Medicine -

Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Homeopathy, Folk

Botanical Synonyms (1) -

  • Boerhavia repens L.
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    Full Botanical citation -

    Boerhavia repens L., Sp. Pl. 3. 1753; R.D.Gaur, Fl. Distr. Garhwal North West Himalaya (With Ethnobotanical Notes), TransMedia, Srinagar (Garhwal), India, 111. 1999.

Vernacular names -

Total 214 Vernacular names found in 10 languages.

English (2) - punarnava, spreading hog-weed
Hindi (15) - beshakapore, chinawari, gadahpurna, gadhaparna, gadhapurna, ppunarnava, punarva, pundera, purnava, purnu, sant, santhi, satha, sathi, thikri
Kannada (19) - adaka puttana gida, adakaputtana gida, adathamaamidi, balavadike, belavadaka, gaayi, gaayimore thoppalu, ganajali, gonajali, komme gida, kommegida, nadu murukana balli, nadumurukana balli, rakta punarnava, sanaadika, sanadika, shovaata, sonaa jaali, thopparu
Malayalam (5) - talu-dama, talutama, tamilama, tavilama, thazhuthama
Marathi (9) - getulee, ghetuli, kharaparya, pandharighentuti, punarnava, raktavasu, rakthavasu, vasu, vosu
Sanskrit (58) -
Sanskrit Comments
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bhauma, kathilah, kathilla, kathillak, kathillaka, kathillakah, katillah, krishnakhya, krura, lohita, mahavarsabhu, mandalpatrika, nava, navyaswara, nila, nilapunarnava, nilavarshabhu, nilini, pravrishayani, pravrishenya, punarbhava, punarnava, punarnavah, punarnavi, raktakanda, raktapatrika, raktapunarnava, raktapushpa, raktapushpika, raktavarshabhu, sarini, shilatika, shodhani, shonapatra, shophaghni, shothaghni, shyma, sinadika, sindika, sophaghni, sophagni, sothaghni, sothagni, tazutama, vaishakhi, varsabhu, varsabu, varshabhava, varshabhu, varshaketu, visakha, visakhah, vishaghni, vishakarpara, vishakharpara, vrsciva, vrscivah, vrusir
Tamil (98) - caranai, caranai ver, caranakacam@, carankacacceti, catakakkanni, cattacaranai, cattacataranai, cattacattaranai#, cattacattaranai@, catticaranai, catticattaranai, cenatika, cennakkukka, cennakkurattai, cennatikka, cetti1, chattaranai, cinati, cinatikkurattaikkoti, ciriya mukkurattai, cokkala2, cokkalacceti, culainacani, cuvetapattiram, inaikkonam, irattaputpika, irattaputpikacceti, irattaputpikai, irattaputpikam, kadiyirattam, kannika, kannikacceti, kannirkkutai, kannirkkutaicceti, kannirnatukkurai, katali2, katalikacceti, katil, katila, katili, katirakacattam, katiyirattam, kattumukkirattai, kocam3, mantalattiram, mookarutty vayr, mookirathai saranai, mookirattai, mookkirattai, mukaratte, mukirattai, mukkaraiver, mukkaranti, mukkaratai, mukkarattai, mukkarattai#, mukkarattai-kirai, mukkarattai@, mukkaratti, mukki-rattai, mukkirattai, mukkuranti, mukkurattai, mukkurattai@, mukukrattai, mukurattai, mulattinatikam, muppuramerittan 3, nerpolaki, nerpolakicceti, netiyontulaci, periya mukkurattai, pincam, pukalpukal, pulappakacceti, punanavi, punarnavam, punnakam@, puranavam, purittiyam, putpakam, putpakam 2, putpakkurattai, rettappinappikam, sattaranai, ticaimali, ticaimalicceta, tiraiviccata, tiraivikkurattai, tiriviccata@, tiriviccuta, tirivinkata, uruttirani, uruttiranikkoti, varusapu, varutaketuccam, vikacata, virocana
Telugu (6) - ambati madu, atikamamidi, attatamamidi, attukamaamidi, punarnava, yerra galijeru
Tibetan (1) - ba sbru ba
Urdu (1) - tukhm-i-ispast