Botanical Name -

Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R.BR.EX DC.
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Full Botanical citation -

Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R.Br. ex DC., Cat. pl. horti monsp. 77. 1813; S. Karthikeyan & al., Flowering Plants of India - Dicots. 1: 71. 2009.

Family -

AMARANTHACEAE

System(s) of Indian Medicine -

Ayurveda, Siddha, Sowa-Rigpa
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Botanical Synonyms (1) -

  • Alternanthera triandra LAM.
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    Full Botanical citation -

    Alternanthera triandra Lam., Encycl. 1: 95. 1783; S. Karthikeyan & al., Flowering Plants of India - Dicots. 1: 71. 2009.

Vernacular names -

Total 140 Vernacular names found in 9 languages.

English (2) - mukunawanna, water amaranth
Hindi (2) - gudre-saag, gudrisag
Kannada (3) - honagone soppu, honagonne, honagonne soppu
Malayalam (5) - coluppa, koluppa, minannani, ponnankannikkira, ponnannani
Marathi (3) - kanchari, koypa, laanchari
Sanskrit (7) -
Sanskrit Comments
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lonika, matsyaksaka, matsyaksi, matsyaksika, minakshi, minaksi, patturah
Tamil (112) - al, alaku1, antarnilai, anumacakanni, anumacakka, anumacakkay, cakaccai, cakatevi3, cakatevicceti, cempucattumuli3, cenkanni, cirinakannicceti, cirinam, citaci, citacikannicceti, citalacatti3, citalakkani, citali#, citali$, citalicceti, citani, citanicceti, citapu, citapuram, citevi3, citevicceti2, cittaman, cittamani, cittamanicceti, citti2@, comakanni, comakannicceti, comavallari, comavallaricceti, cukatir, curaiman, curaimankanni, cuvatuvarnam, intiranikani, intiranur, iruncatuvamaippuntu, kalavativalaki, kallukkalaikkattan, kallukkalaittan, kallukkattanceti, kani, kannukkanimuli, kannukkiniyan, karippavai, karippavaicceti, karpurakkanni, karpurakkannicceti, karpuram, katuncitalatti, kayacitti1, kayacitticci, kodupai, kotuppai, maccikkanni, maccikkannicceti, macciyacci, macciyankanicceti, macciyankanni, macciyatti, maicatci 2, menattukkanni, menatu, minatci, muci, natcattirantonri, nettiranaci, nirovati, pakalnatcattiramtonri, patturam, patumalayam2, pautikamankai, pautikamankaicceti, perunkotuppai, pittacanti, pittacanticceti, ponkani, ponmeni, ponmuli, ponnaankanni, ponnakunkanni, ponnam kani, ponnan kani, ponnangani, ponnanganni, ponnangannikkirai, ponnangkani, ponnankani, ponnankanni, ponnannanikkirai, porkani, porkanni, punarkannikkirai, tacamaikkanni, tacamaikkannicceti, tai2, tevarur, tirekacitti, tiyakkanni, tiyakkirai, ulavanikacceti, ulavanikam, umparur, utukatti, varikkani, varikkannicceti, vatuvarnam, vinnukkulmurtti
Telugu (4) - madanaganti, ponagantikura, ponna ganti-kura, ponnaganti koora
Tibetan (2) - dza la pi pi la (d), tsha la pi pa la