Botanical Name -

Linum usitatissimum L.
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Full Botanical citation -

Linum usitatissimum L., Sp. Pl. 277. 1753; R.D.Gaur, Fl. Distr. Garhwal North West Himalaya (With Ethnobotanical Notes), TransMedia, Srinagar (Garhwal), India, 358. 1999.

Family -

LINACEAE

System(s) of Indian Medicine -

Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Homeopathy, Folk, Sowa-Rigpa

Vernacular names -

Total 91 Vernacular names found in 10 languages.

English (4) - flax, linseed, linseed oil, lint bells
Hindi (4) - alsi, alsi-ka-tel, tisi, tisi-ka-tel
Kannada (12) - agase beeja, agase gida, agase naaru, alasee beeja, alashi, alashiberu, alasibija, alsi, athasee gida, athasi gida, linseed enne, seeme agase beeja
Malayalam (5) - akasi, cerucana, cheru-chanattinte-vitta, cheruchanavittintevilta, kayavu
Marathi (4) - alashi, alsi-sanbyam, javas, javasa
Sanskrit (29) -
Sanskrit Comments
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atasi, auma, budrapatni, chanaka, devi, haimwati, kshauma, kshaumi, ksuma, lika, madagandha, madotkata, malina, masina, masrina, masrind, masrna, masruna, masuna, mauverchala, nilapushpi, nilapushpika, nilapuspi, parvathi, pichhila, san, sunila, tailottama, uma
Tamil (13) - alci, ali, ali vittu, alici, alici vitai, alishi-virai, alishivirai, alisi virai, alivirai, alleverei, alshi, cantiracura, serroo sanulverei
Telugu (12) - ali, atasi, athasee, avishi, avisi, madana-ginjalu, madanaginja, madanaginjalu, madanginjalu, nalla agisi, nalla avisi, ullusulu
Tibetan (2) - ol (mo) se, zar ma i me tog
Urdu (6) - alasi, alsee, alsi, alsi nim bariyan, katan, roghan alsi