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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 2, 2011, 1:52:09 PM1/2/11
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Fabaceae (pea, or legume family) » Senna tora
Synonym, popular: Cassia tora


SEN-nuh -- Latin form of Arabic word for a thorny bush
TOR-uh -- most probably, from the vernacular name of the plant, tovara


commonly known as: Chinese senna, foetid cassia, Java bean, low senna, peanut weed, sickle senna, sicklepod, stinking cassia • Bengali: chakunda • Gujarati: kawaria, kuvadio • Hindi: चकूंदा chakunda, चकवंड chakwand, एड़गज edgaj, पद्माट padmat, पंवार panwar, प्रपुनाट prapunat , तर्किल tarkil • Kannada: ತಗಚೆ tagache • Konkani: टाय्किळो taykilo • Malayalam: takara • Manipuri: থৌনম নমথীবী thaunum namthibi • Marathi: टाकळा or टांकळा takala, तरवड tarvad • Oriya: chakunda • Pali: एळगल elagala, कंबोजी kamboji • Punjabi: ਪਵਾਰ pawár • Sanskrit: चक्रमर्दकः chakramardakah, चक्रम्गजः chakramgajah, दद्रुघ्नः dadrughnah, एडगजः edgajah, पद्मटः padmatah, प्रपुनाट prapunat, तर्किल tarkil, उरणक्षकः uranakshakah, विमर्दकः vimardakh • Tamil: தகரை thagarai • Telugu: తగర tagara, తగిరిసచెట్టు tagaricettu, తంటెము tantemu • Urdu: ايڙگج ergaj


Native to: s China, Indian subcontinent, Indo-China, Malesia; widely naturalized


Edible use:
... young leaves (as VEGETABLE) ... Plants For A Future
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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 4, 2011, 10:47:28 AM1/4/11
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It is good to know that this common weed is also used as vegetable.


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2011/1/2 Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com>
Fabaceae (pea, or legume family) » Senna tora
Synonym, popular: Cassia tora


SEN-nuh -- Latin form of Arabic word for a thorny bush
TOR-uh -- most probably, from the vernacular name of the plant, tovara


commonly known as: Chinese senna, foetid cassia, Java bean, low senna, peanut weed, sickle senna, sicklepod, stinking cassia • Bengali: chakunda • Gujarati: kawaria, kuvadio • Hindi: चकूंदा chakunda, चकवंड chakwand, एड़गज edgaj, पद्माट padmat, पंवार panwar, प्रपुनाट prapunat , तर्किल tarkil • Kannada: ತಗಚೆ tagache • Konkani: टाय्किळो taykilo • Malayalam: takara • Manipuri: থৌনম নমথীবী thaunum namthibi • Marathi: टाकळा or टांकळा takala, तरवड tarvad • Oriya: chakunda • Pali: एळगल elagala, कंबोजी kamboji • Punjabi: ਪਵਾਰ pawár • Sanskrit: चक्रमर्दकः chakramardakah, चक्रम्गजः chakramgajah, दद्रुघ्नः dadrughnah, एडगजः edgajah, पद्मटः padmatah, प्रपुनाट prapunat, तर्किल tarkil, उरणक्षकः uranakshakah, विमर्दकः vimardakh • Tamil: தகரை thagarai • Telugu: తగర tagara, తగిరిసచెట్టు tagaricettu, తంటెము tantemu • Urdu: ايڙگج ergaj
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