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Sphaeranthus indicus

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 542921

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Sphaeranthus indicus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F   (-1° to +4.5°C)
Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence: globose heads, RED
Fruit: achenes (plant strngly aromatic)
Foliage: obov.-obl., dent., serr...winged stems, branching
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Common names for Sphaeranthus indicus:

(a common weed of rice-fields),  (aqueous extract poisins American cockroaches),  (Ayurveda:Mundi churna,panchang swarasa,kvatha),  (citral,geraniol,geranyl acetate etc),  (folk:fish & crab poison),  (methyl chavicol,a-ionone,d-cadinene),  (p-methoxy cinnamaldehyde,terpinene),  (soil fertility indicator),  Belaunja,  Boddararupa,  Boddasoramu,  Bokashungi,  Ghundi,  Gorkhmundi,  Khamadrus,  Kottak aranthai,  Mahamundi,  Mirangani,  Mundi,  Munditika,  Murisa, 

Sphaeranthus indicus is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

15:   Australian Natives and Introduced Species
34:   Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List
Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
38:   Indian Native and Introduced Plants
53:   Bedding Plant Seed List
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
83:   Vegetable Seed List
246:  Asteraceae
699:   Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs
708:  Compositae

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