Digera muricata (L.) Mart., Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 13: 285 1826.  (syn. Achyranthes alternifolia L.; Achyranthes alternifolia Russell ex Wall. [Invalid]; Achyranthes ciliata Lam.; Achyranthes digera Poir.; Achyranthes muricata L.; Achyranthes polygonoides Retz.; Amaranthus arvensis (Forssk.) K.Krause; Celosia muricata Spreng.; Chamissoa arabica Spreng.; Chamissoa ciliata Spreng.; Chamissoa commutata Spreng.; Chamissoa muricata Spreng.; Cladostachys alternifolia Sweet; Cladostachys arborescens D.Dietr.; Cladostachys muricata Moq.; Desmochaeta alternifolia DC.; Desmochaeta ciliata Schult.; Desmochaeta muricata DC.; Digera alternifolia (L.) Asch.; Digera arvensis Forssk.; Digera ciliata (Lam.) Mart.; Digera forsskaolii Blume; Digera frutescens Juss. ex Steud.; Eclotoripa annua Raf.; Eclotoripa fruticosa Raf.; Steiremis ciliata Raf. (Unresolved); Uretia alternifolia Raf. (Unresolved));
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DEE-ger-ruh
— from the Arabic name of the plant didjar for Digera arvensis
Encyclopaedia Londinensis
mur-ee-KAY-tuh — roughenedDave’s Botanary
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commonly known as: false amaranthBengali: লতা মৌরী lata mouriGujarati: કણજરો kanjaroHindi: चंचली chanchali, लहसुआ lahsuva, लटमहूरिया latmahuriaKachchhi: લોલર lolarKannada: ಚೆಂಚಲಿಸೊಪ್ಪು chenchalisoppu, ಗೊರಜೆಪಲ್ಲೆ gorajepalleKonkani: गेटना getnaMalayalam: കാട്ടുചീര kattucheeraMarathi: गेठण getan, कुंजर kunjar, तांदूळ कुंद्रा taandul kundraOdia: କାରି ଗାନ୍ଧାରୀ kari gandhariPunjabi: ਲੇਸਵਾ leswa, ਤਾਂਦਲਾ tandalaRajasthani: घुंद्रो ghundro, लोलरु lolaruSanskrit: कुणञ्जर kunanjaraTamil: தொய்யாக்கீரை toyya-k-kiraiTelugu: చెంచలిచెట్టు chenchalicettuUrdu: چنچلي chanchali
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Native to
: n-e & e tropical Africa, Arabian peninsula, w Asia, India, Pakistan, Malesia; also cultivated
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Annual herb with erect or spreading branches, up to 50 cm tall; leaves alternate, broadly ovate to lanceolate, up to 8 cm long, glabrous or hairy on veins below; flowers pink or rose-coloured, in 3-flowered clusters, central flowers fertile with unequal perianth, outer two flowers much reduced, clusters in lax axillary spikes, turning greenish-white in fruit; fruit compressed, 2-2.5 mm long.
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Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae Week: NS 002: Digera muricata:
This one was shot from Panipat in August 2012, a common weedDigera muricata (L.) Mart.


love the close up



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Very good photographs …


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Names of Plants in India :: Digera muricata (L.) Mart.:
via Species‎ > ‎D‎ > ‎  Digera muricata (L.) Mart. … family: Amaranthaceae
Flowers of India Discussions at efloraofindia more views in flickr more views on Google Earth

DEE-ger-ruh — from the Arabic name of the plant didjar for Digera arvensisEncyclopaedia Londinensis
mur-ee-KAY-tuh — roughenedDave’s Botanary
commonly known as: false amaranthHindi: चंचली chanchali, लहसुआ lahsuva, लटमहूरिया latmahuriaKannada: ಗೊರಜೆಪಲ್ಲೆ gorajepalleMarathi: गेठण getan, कुंजर kunjarPunjabi: ਲੇਸਵਾ leswa, ਤਾਂਦਲਾ tandalaTamil: தொய்யாக்கீரை toyya-k-kiraiTelugu: చెంచలిచెట్టు chenchalicettu
botanical names: Digera muricata (L.) Mart. … synonyms: Achyranthes muricata L. (basionym) • Achyranthes alternifolia L. • Digera arvensis Forssk. • Digera alternifolia (L.) Aschers. … Flora of Pakistan
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Photographed at Rajgurunagar near Pune, on 29 MAY 10


2nd edition
commonly known as: false amaranthBengali: লতা মৌরী lata mouriGujarati: કણજરો kanjaroHindi: चंचली chanchali, लहसुआ lahsuva, लटमहूरिया latmahuriaKachchhi: લોલર lolarKannada: ಚೆಂಚಲಿಸೊಪ್ಪು chenchalisoppu, ಗೊರಜೆಪಲ್ಲೆ gorajepalleKonkani: गेटना getnaMalayalam: കാട്ടുചീര kattucheeraMarathi: गेठण getan, कुंजर kunjar, तांदूळ कुंद्रा taandul kundraOdia: କାରି ଗାନ୍ଧାରୀ kari gandhariPunjabi: ਲੇਸਵਾ leswa, ਤਾਂਦਲਾ tandalaRajasthani: घुंद्रो ghundro, लोलरु lolaruSanskrit: कुणञ्जर kunanjaraTamil: தொய்யாக்கீரை toyya-k-kiraiTelugu: చెంచలిచెట్టు chenchalicettuUrdu: چنچلي chanchali


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Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae Week: Digera muricata (L.) Mart. from Karnal and Delhi- GS-34:
Digera muricata (L.) Mart., Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 13:285. 1826

Syn: Achyranthes muricata L.; Digera arvensis Forssk.; Digera alternifolia (L.) Aschers.
Annual herb with erect or spreading branches, up to 50 cm tall; leaves alternate, broadly ovate to lanceolate, up to 8 cm long, glabrous or hairy on veins below; flowers pink or rose-coloured, in 3-flowered clusters, central flowers fertile with unequal perianth, outer two flowers much reduced, clusters in lax axillary spikes, turning greenish-white in fruit; fruit compressed, 2-2.5 mm long.
Photographed from Karnal and Delhi

Wow What a beautiful colour!



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ID Request 210813SG :  Attachments (2). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Help ID of following herb, photographed on 11July13.

Digera muricata.. Amaranthaceae..


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weed for ID – Tiruvanamalai – 08022014-NAW1 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4).
Kindly identify this weed found growing in an agricultural field near Tiruvanamalai, Tamil Nadu. Photographed end Jan 2014.
plant in the habit photo possibly a younger plant about 20 cm in height. older plants had much longer branches ending in inflorescences, as much as 30-40 cm.

Digeria muricata of Amaranthaceae?


… is correct


an edible weed!! thank you all for the identification.



Herb ID from Bangladesh SM100 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).
Habit: Herb
Habitat: Wild

Location: Rajshahi
Flowering: June

Digera muricata (L.) Mart. (= D. arvensis Forssk.), Amaranthaceae



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ID Request 311214SG : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4).
Please help identify this weed, spread 3-4 ft. Photo taken on 31Dec14 at Mohol, Maharashtra.

Digera muricata?!


Agree.

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Herb for ID : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Please identify the herb in photo. The shot was taken at a farm in Bijwasan in Gurgaon.

Digera muricata (Amaranthaceae) to me.


It may be Digera muricata from Amaranthaceae

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Fruits & Vegetable week- Digera muricata from Panipat:
This one is a herb commonly used as a green leafy vegetable, locally known as “tandla
Botanical Name: Digera muricata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Locality: Panipat
Time: October 2010

Is this plant cultivated or utilized from wild?


Mine Pics from Panipat
This grows as wild


 


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AMARANTHACEAE-CHENOPODIACEAE WEEK:
Digera muricata is a lone species worldwide in Digera genus (Amaranthaceae). It occurs as a common weed, up to 50cm tall, with wheat here in Pantnagar.


As you have described it is a lone species from the genus Digera. Occurs as a weed all over the world. I read from the key:
It comes under the major group having alternate leaves. Next….
Fertile flowers subtended by sterile modified flowers which is not the case with other genera in this group. Can you elaborate on this? Is it visible in your pictures?
I may be able to learn something…..


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Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae Week :: DV15 :: 29 MAY 10 16:03:05 :: Digera muricata at Rajgurunagar:
Digera muricata (L.) Mart.

DEE-ger-ruh — from the Arabic name of the plant didjar for Digera arvensisEncyclopaedia Londinensis
mur-ee-KAY-tuh — roughenedDave’s Botanary
commonly known as: false amaranth • Hindi: चंचली chanchali, लहसुआ lahsuva, लटमहूरिया latmahuria • Kannada: ಗೊರಜೆಪಲ್ಲೆ gorajepalle • Marathi: गेठण getan, कुंजर kunjar • Punjabi: ਲੇਸਵਾ leswa, ਤਾਂਦਲਾ tandala • Tamil: தொய்யாக்கீரை toyya-k-kirai • Telugu: చెంచలిచెట్టు chenchalicettu
Native to: n-e & e tropical Africa, Arabian peninsula, w Asia, India, Pakistan, Malesia; also cultivated
References: Flowers of IndiaFlora of PakistanNPGS / GRINENVIS – FRLHTFurther Flowers of Sahyadri by Shrikant Ingalhalikar
at Rajgurunagar near Pune on 29 MAY 10


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SD280718+1 Plant ID : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Kindly assist with this plant ID

Location: Pali district, Rajathan. Elevation of location 211 metres


Digera muricata (L.) mart.



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Prostrate Herb for ID, Vikarabad, Telangana NAW-DEC18-06 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)- around 350 kb each.
Kindly identify this herb photographed on fallow land near Vikarabad, Telangana in September 2018.

It is Digera muricata of Amaranthaceae


 


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Karnagar, Dist. Midnapore, West Bengal21/12/2007; Gurgaon, Haryana- Jan.’09; smriti van Jaipur- 24.7.2007; Sonepat, Haryana- Aug.’09; Satyamangalam town- 05 Dec 2009; around Mysore town, Karnataka- Oct’10?; near Damdama Lake/Gurgaon area (Aravali Hills farm area)- Aug’09;

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Fwd: MS/September/2019/1 – Digera muricata ? : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2) – 2 mb and 3 mb.
Kindly confirm the ID or otherwise. The photographs received from Chennai.


Attachments (2) – 2 mb and 3 mb.


Yes, it does look like Digera muricata.


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Please identify tiny white flower : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)
please help me in identifying the tiny flower location ranjangaon near pune 21 Aug 2019

Check with Digera muricata, Amaranthaceae,

Digera muricata


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Fw: Please id this plant : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)- 3 mb.
May be some Polygonaceae member.

Digera muricata, Amaranthaceae,


Not Polygonaceae. My colleague … identified this as Digera muricata (Amaranthaceae).


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Santali name(s) of Digera muricata (L.) Mart.:
Please help me with the Santali name – kari gandhari in Ol Chiki script.
Reference: A Santali-English dictionary by A. Campbell, of the Santal mission


The transcription in Ol Chiki script shall be ᱠᱟᱹᱨᱤ ᱜᱟᱹᱱᱫᱷᱟᱹᱨᱤ


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Names of Plants in India :: Digera muricata (L.) Mart.:

DEE-ger-ruh — from the Arabic name of the plant didjar for Digera arvensis … Encyclopaedia Londinensis
mur-ee-KAY-tuh — roughened … Dave’s Botanary

commonly known as: false amaranth • Bengali: লতা মৌরী lata mouri • Dogri: कुनियारा kuniyara, लोलरू lolaru • Gujarati: કણજરો kanjaro • Hindi: चंचली chanchali, लहसुआ lahsuva, लटमहूरिया latmahuria • Kachchhi: લોલર lolar • Kannada: ಚೆಂಚಲಿ ಸೊಪ್ಪು chenchali soppu, ಗೊರಜೆ ಪಲ್ಯ goraje palya • Konkani: गेटना getna • Malayalam: കാട്ടുചീര kattucheera • Marathi: गेठण getan, कुंजर kunjar, तांदूळ कुंद्रा taandul kundra • Odia: କାରି ଗାନ୍ଧାରୀ kari gandhari • Punjabi: ਲੇਸਵਾ leswa, ਤਾਂਦਲਾ tandala • Rajasthani: घुंद्रो ghundro, लोलरु lolaru • Sanskrit: कुणञ्जर kunanjara • Santali: ᱠᱟᱹᱨᱤ ᱜᱟᱹᱱᱫᱷᱟᱹᱨᱤ kari gandhari • Tamil: தொய்யாக்கீரை toyya-k-kirai • Telugu: చెంచలి చెట్టు chenchali cettu • Urdu: چنچلي chanchali

botanical namesDigera muricata (L.) Mart. … synonymsAchyranthes muricata L. • Chamissoa muricata (L.) Spreng. • Cladostachys muricata (L.) Moq. • Desmochaeta muricata (L.) DC. … accepted infraspecificsDigera muricata var. macroptera C.C.Towns. • Digera muricata subsp. muricata • Digera muricata var. patentipilosa C.C.Towns. • Digera muricata subsp. trinervis C.C.Towns. … POWO

Bibliography / etymology

~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
false amaranth
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
লতা মৌরী lata mouri
  • WISDOM LIBRARY – the greatest source of ancient and modern knowledge
~~~~~ DOGRI ~~~~~
कुनियारा kuniyara, लोलरू lolaru
  • Many thanks to OM Prakash Vidyarthi for help with these names … facebook
~~~~~ GUJARATI ~~~~~
કણજરો kanjaro
  • Many thanks to Mukeshkumar Mali for help with this name … facebook
  • also કણેજરો kanejaro … PLANTS OF CUTCH AND THEIR UTILITY by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1926
~~~~~ HINDI ~~~~~
चंचली chanchali
लहसुआ lahsuva
लटमहूरिया latmahuria
  • ENVIS – FRLHT
  • or लटमहुरीआ latmahuria … PLANTS OF CUTCH AND THEIR UTILITY by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1926
~~~~~ KACHCHHI ~~~~~
લોલર lolar
  • for synonym Digera arvensis Forssk. of infraspecific Digera muricata subsp. muricata … PLANTS OF CUTCH AND THEIR UTILITY by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1926
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ಚೆಂಚಲಿ ಸೊಪ್ಪು chenchali soppu, ಗೊರಜೆ ಪಲ್ಯ goraje palya
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
गेटना getna
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
കാട്ടുചീര kattucheera
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
गेठण getan
कुंजर kunjar
तांदूळ कुंद्रा taandul kundra
  • WISDOM LIBRARY – the greatest source of ancient and modern knowledge
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
କାରି ଗାନ୍ଧାରୀ kari gandhari
~~~~~ PUNJABI ~~~~~
ਲੇਸਵਾ leswa, ਤਾਂਦਲਾ tandala
  • for synonym Digera arvensis Forssk. of infraspecific Digera muricata subsp. muricata … The Panjabi dictionary. Bhai Maya Singh
~~~~~ RAJASTHANI ~~~~~
घुंद्रो ghundro
लोलरु lolaru
~~~~~ SANSKRIT ~~~~~
कुणञ्जर kunanjara
~~~~~ SANTALI ~~~~~
ᱠᱟᱹᱨᱤ ᱜᱟᱹᱱᱫᱷᱟᱹᱨᱤ kari gandhari
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
தொய்யாக்கீரை toyya-k-kirai
  • for synonym Digera arvensis Forssk. of infraspecific Digera muricata subsp. muricata … Tamil lexicon [Madras], University of Madras … the smallest Indian amaranth, a weed of fields and gardens; a wholesome potherb
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
చెంచలిచెట్టు chenchalicettu
~~~~~ URDU ~~~~~
چنچلي chanchali
~~~~~ x ~~~~~

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