Base Elements

Biogeographic Zone

This is a pantropical species. It is found as a weed in cultivated fields, wastelands, hedges and forest edges almost throughout India up to an altitude of 1700 m.nnBIBLIOGRAPHY-GENERALnAnonymous, Distribution of Medicinal Plants, A Database on Distributi

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Pharmacology

Plant Part nWhole plant, Root , Seeds nnChemical Constituents nAlkaloids -Betaine, Achyranthine, ;Saponins A and B ( 2 % from alcoholic extract of seeds, J Sci Ind Res., 1952, 11B, 209; 1958, 17 B, 276 ; Phyto - chemistry, 1970, 9, 409 [7047] [7121] , Ecd

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Body Location


Duct

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Description

General/Morphology/LifeForm

Erect or procumbent, annual or perennial herb, ca 2 m tall. Stem angular, ribbed, simple or branched from the base, often tinged with reddish purple colour. Leaves thick, ovate-elliptic or obovate-rounded, but variable in shape and size. Flowers greenish

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Habitat Location Distribution

Habit & Habitat


Tree
Herb
Shrub

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Herb

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