Aerva sanguinolenta from Morni hill tract, Haryana

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Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 15, 2011, 1:36:01 PM4/15/11
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Aerva sanguinolenta (L.) Blume, Bijdr. 547. 1826

syn: Achyranthes sanguinolenta L.; Aerva scandens (Roxb.) Moq.

Perennial herb, frequently scrambling; leaves alternate or some opposite, elliptic-lanceolate or elliptic-ovate, white tomentose especially below; spikes white or pale pink, up to 6 cm long.

Photographed from Morni Hill Tract on April 9, 2011 

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