Emex spinosa (L.) Campd., Monogr. Rumex 58 1819. (syn: Centopodium spinosum (L.) Burch.; Rumex glaber Forssk.; Rumex spinosus L.; Vibo spinosa (L.) Medik.);
Portugal, Spain, Gibraltar, Baleares, Corsica, Sardinia, Malta, Sicily, Italy, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Australia (I)(Western Australia (I), South Australia (I), Queensland (I), Victoria (I)), NW-India, Peru (I), Ecuador (I), Argentina (I), Brazil (I), Chile (I), Uruguay (I), Turkey(SSW-Anatolia, SW-Anatolia), Bahrain, Cyprus (C-Mountains, E-Cyprus, N-Cyprus, W-Cyprus), Greece (incl. Kiklades), Crete, East Aegaean Isl., Rhodos, Egypt (Western Oases, Northern Desert, Nile Valley, Western Desert, NE-Egypt, Eastern Desert), Iran (S-Iran, W-Iran), Iraq (S-Iraq), Israel (coastal W-Israel, Rift Valley, Negev Desert, N-Israel, Judean Desert), Jordania (S-Jordania), Kuwait, Lebanon (C-Lebanon, coastal W-Lebanon), Oman (Mascat & Oman), Saudi Arabia (C-Saudi Arabia, Dahana, NE-Saudi Arabia, Nafud Desert, Hejaz, Asir, Nejd Desert, N-Saudi Arabia), Sinai peninsula (N-Sinai, C-Sinai, S-Sinai), Syria (coastal W-Syria), United Arab Emirates, Yemen (Aden Desert, N-Inner Yemen, W-Yemen), Qatar, Socotra, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, N-Somalia, Azores (Terceira), Madeira (Madeira Isl., Porto Santo Isl.), Islas Selvagens, Canary Isl. (Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Gomera, Hierro, La Palma Isl.), Cape Verde Isl. (Santo Antao Isl., Sao Vicente Isl., Ilha de Sao Nicolau, Ilha Brava), Hawaii (I) (Oahu (I), Molokai (I), Maui (I), Hawaii Isl.(I)), USA (I) (California (I), Florida (I), Massachusetts (I), New Jersey (I), Texas (I)) as per Catalogue of Life;
Emex spinosa, commonly known as “devil’s thorn” is an annual herbaceous plant of the Polygonaceae. It originates in the warmer parts of the old world, but now has spread with man to other places.
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plants from gujarat
found in waste place
may be family Aizoaceae
More likely to be a Zaleya sp.
Emex spinosus (L.) Campdera, (= Rumex spinosus L.)
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Plants from Gujarat
Family Polygonaceae may be
Someone its identify as emex australis
Is it right
Pl. also check
I will go with Emex spinosa as per images and details herein.
Emex australis Steinh. does not have distribution in India.
No sir Emex australis is reported from Jammu and Kashmir as new record for india and the paper is in journal JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC AND TAXONOMIC BOTANY
Sharma BM & Jamwal PS 1987 Emex australis Steinh. A new record for India from Jammu. J. Econ. & Taxon. Bot. 11 77-79.
Thanks, … But your images are from Gujrat- a totally different habitat
yes sir i am agrre with u
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Polygonaceae prostrate herb, weed in the fruit vegetable garden near Bangalore, Hosur,
fruits spinous, seems an introduced weed
It is closely related to Emex spinosa (L.) Campd., but inflorescence is in terminal spikes
Habitat : Wild
Syn : Emex spinosa (L.) Campd.
Surprisingly this sp. is not recorded in Nepal but found grown in my flower pot.