Names of Plants in India :: Crotalaria verrucosa

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Dinesh Valke

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19-Sept-2011, 9:32:53 am19/09/11
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Crotalaria verrucosa L.

Crotalaria verrucosa L.

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kroh-tuh-LAR-ee-uh -- Greek krotalos; refers to sound, dried pods make when shaken
ver-oo-KO-suh -- wart-like


commonly known as: blue-flowered crotalaria, blue-flower rattlepod, purple popbush, shack-shack, tooth-leaf rattlepodBengali: বনশণ bansanGujarati: ઘૂઘરો ghugharoHindi: बनशण banshan, झुनझुनिया jhunjhuniaKannada: ಗಿಜಿಗಿಜಿ ಗಿಡ gijigiji gidaKonkani: भाट घागरी bhat ghagariMalayalam: കിലുകിലുപ്പ kilukiluppaMarathi: भाट घागरी bhat ghagari, खुळखुळा khulkhula, सागर ताग sagar tagSanskrit: बृहत्पुष्पी brihatpuspi, शणपुष्पी shanapuspiTamil: சங்குநிதி cankuniti, கிலுகிலுப்பை kilu-kiluppaiTelugu: గిలిగింత giliginta


botanical names: Crotalaria verrucosa L. ... synonyms: Anisanthera hastata Raf. • Anisanthera versicolor Raf. • Crotalaria acuminata (DC.) G.Don • Crotalaria angulosa Lam. • Crotalaria arnottiana Benth. • Crotalaria caerulea Jacq. • Crotalaria coerulea Jacq. • Crotalaria flexuosa Moench • Crotalaria hastata Steud. • Crotalaria mollis Weinm. • Crotalaria paramariboensis Miq. • Crotalaria semperflorens Vent. • Crotalaria wallichiana Wight & Arn. • Phaseolus bulai BlancoQuirosia anceps Blanco



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Gurcharan Singh

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19-Sept-2011, 11:06:33 am19/09/11
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Another great upload, Dinesh ji
Thanks for sharing.

Balkar Arya

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20-Sept-2011, 9:17:57 pm20/09/11
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Thanks Dinesh Ji 
I have never seen Crotalaria with so beautiful blue flowers
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Dinesh Valke

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J.M. Garg

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Thanks, Dinesh ji 

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Ushadi Micromini

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07-Mar-2019, 1:22:18 pm07/03/19
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Dinesh
Gujaratiઘૂઘરો ghugharo  qwould literally mean a baby rattling toy
do its seed pods rattle?
usha di 
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Dinesh Valke

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07-Mar-2019, 10:55:26 pm07/03/19
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Yes Usha di, dried pods of this one and most of other Crotalaria species have earned the generic name of rattlepod (with some descriptor to differentiate among species) - alludes to rattle toy; rattle when shaken.


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J.M. Garg

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Thanks, Dinesh ji, for great details. 


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Ushadi Micromini

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08-Mar-2019, 12:12:15 am08/03/19
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Thanks Dinesh
I now will have to look for some in the urban cement jungle i now live in
no more fallow land where the wonderful spontaneous plant life sprouted.

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Dinesh Valke

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Crotalaria verrucosa L.

Crotalaria verrucosa L.

kroh-tuh-LAR-ee-uh -- Greek krotalos; refers to sound, dried pods make when shaken ... Dave's Botanary
ver-oo-KO-suh -- wart-like ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: blue-flowered crotalaria, blue-flower rattlepod, purple popbush, shack-shack, tooth-leaf rattlepod • Bengali: বনশণ bansan, কুদুক ঝুনঝুনি kuduk jhunjhuni • Gujarati: ખુળખુળા khulakhula, શણપુષ્પી shanapushpi • Hindi: बनशण banshan, झुनझुनिया jhunjhunia • Kannada: ಗಿಜಿಗಿಜಿ ಗಿಡ gijigiji gida • Konkani: भाट घागरी bhat ghagari • Malayalam: കിലുകിലുക്കി kilukilukki, കിലുകിലുപ്പ kilukiluppa • Marathi: भाट घागरी bhat ghagari, खुळखुळा khulkhula, सागर ताग sagar tag, तिरत tirat • Odia: ବାଳୀଝୁମୁକା balijhumuka • Sanskrit: बृहत्पुष्पी brihatpuspi, शणपुष्पी shanapuspi • Tamil: சங்குநிதி cankuniti, கிலுகிலுப்பை kilu-kiluppai • Telugu: గజ్జెలాకు gejjilaaku, గిలక చెట్టు gilaka chettu, గిలిగిచ్చ giligichcha, గిలిగింత giliginta • Tulu: ಗಿಜಿಗಿಜಿ ದೈ gijigiji dai


botanical names: Crotalaria verrucosa L. ... synonyms: Anisanthera versicolor Raf. • Crotalaria caerulea Jacq. • Crotalaria coerulea Bedd. • Crotalaria flexuosa Moench • Crotalaria hastata Steud. • Crotalaria mollis Weinm. • Phaseolus bulae Blanco • Quirosia anceps Blanco ... and more synonyms listed at POWO
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
blue-flowered crotalaria
blue-flower rattlepod, purple popbush, shack-shack, tooth-leaf rattlepod
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
বনশণ bansan, কুদুক ঝুনঝুনি kuduk jhunjhuni
~~~~~ GUJARATI ~~~~~
ખુળખુળા khulakhula, શણપુષ્પી shanapushpi
~~~~~ HINDI ~~~~~
बनशण banshan, झुनझुनिया jhunjhunia
  • ENVIS - FRLHT ... another variant: झनझनियां jhanjhania
  • बन ban = of forest, wilderness; शण shan = jute, hemp, flax or fibre
  • झुनझुनिया jhunjhunia -- a rattle toy; alludes to the sound, dried seed-pods of this plant make when shaken
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ಗಿಜಿಗಿಜಿ ಗಿಡ gijigiji gida
  • ENVIS - FRLHT ... ಗಿಜಿಗಿಜಿ gijigiji = a child's rattle toy, alludes to the sound, dried seed-pods of this plant make when shaken; ಗಿಡ gida = plant
  • also ಗಿಲಗಂಚಿ ಗಿಡ gilaganchi gida ... Mandayam Digital Library - Latin and Kannada names of indigenous and medicinal plants of Mysore by S G Narsimhachar
  • also ಗಿಜಿಗಿಜಿ ಕಾಯಿ gijigiji kaayi / ಗಿಜಿಗಿಜಿ ಸೊಪ್ಪು gijigiji soppu ... Shodhganga - Medicinal plants of Tulunadu ... ಕಾಯಿ kaayi = greens; ಸೊಪ್ಪು soppu = greens
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
भाट घागरी bhat ghagari
  • Enumeration of plants from Gomantak India with a note on botanical excursions to the Castlerock area by V D Vartak
  • भाट bhat ... 1 -- a place in the sea or a river which appears at low water; a shoal, shallow, sand-bank; 2 -- the level along the banks of creeks and rivers. Being generally rich with alluvial soil, it is used for gardens and plantations; 3 -- an elevated and level spot occurring in arable land; dry therefore and fit only for the inferior grains; 4 -- ground prepared for sugarcane: also a plantation of sugarcane
    घागरी ghagari (घर्घरी, in Sanskrit) -- a bell or jingling ball (as of a child's girdle, or as worn on the toes by dancing girls &c.) ... alludes to the sound, dried pods make when shaken.
    Reference: A dictionary, Marathi and English by Molesworth, J. T. (James Thomas)
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
കിലുകിലുക്കി kilukilukki
  • Many thanks to Dr Giby Kuriakose for help with the name ... efloraofindia
  • കിലുകിലുക്കി kilukilukki = a child's rattle toy, alludes to the sound, dried seed-pods of this plant make when shaken
കിലുകിലുപ്പ kilukiluppa
  • ENVIS - FRLHT
  • കിലുകിലുപ്പ kilukiluppa = a child's rattle toy, alludes to the sound, dried seed-pods of this plant make when shaken
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
भाट घागरी bhat ghagari
  • ENVIS - FRLHT
  • भाट bhat ... 1 -- a place in the sea or a river which appears at low water; a shoal, shallow, sand-bank; 2 -- the level along the banks of creeks and rivers. Being generally rich with alluvial soil, it is used for gardens and plantations; 3 -- an elevated and level spot occurring in arable land; dry therefore and fit only for the inferior grains; 4 -- ground prepared for sugarcane: also a plantation of sugarcane
    घागरी ghagari (घर्घरी, in Sanskrit) -- a bell or jingling ball (as of a child's girdle, or as worn on the toes by dancing girls &c.) ... alludes to the sound, dried pods make when shaken.
    Reference: A dictionary, Marathi and English by Molesworth, J. T. (James Thomas)
खुळखुळा khulkhula
सागर ताग sagar tag
  • Further Flowers of Sahyadri, a field guide to identify flowers of northern Western Ghats of India by Shrikant Ingalhalikar
  • सागर sagar = sea, ocean; ताग tag = plant from which a kind of hemp or cordage is obtained ... suggestive of this plant's habitat by sea-side, and being capable of yielding fibre
तिरत tirat
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
ବାଳୀଝୁମୁକା balijhumuka
~~~~~ SANSKRIT ~~~~~
बृहत्पुष्पी brihatpuspi, शणपुष्पी shanapuspi
  • ENVIS - FRLHT
  • बृहत् brihat = large, great, big; शण shana = hemp. jute, fibre; पुष्पी puspi - flower
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
சங்குநிதி cankuniti, கிலுகிலுப்பை kilu-kiluppai
  • ENVIS - FRLHT
  • Tamil lexicon [Madras], University of Madras ... also சங்கநிதி cankaniti
  • கிலுகிலுப்பை kilu-kiluppai = a rattle toy ... alludes to the sound, dried pods make when shaken
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
గజ్జెలాకు gejjilaaku, గిలక చెట్టు gilaka chettu, గిలిగిచ్చ giligichcha
గిలిగింత giliginta
~~~~~ TULU ~~~~~
ಗಿಜಿಗಿಜಿ ದೈ gijigiji dai
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Gurcharan Singh

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30-Apr-2022, 1:35:55 am30/04/22
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Great compilation Dinesh ji

Dinesh Valke

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30-Apr-2022, 1:38:38 am30/04/22
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Thank you very much Gurcharan ji.
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Mahadeswara

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30-Apr-2022, 7:29:05 am30/04/22
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Dear Dinesh ji,
Kannada name is correct.
Thganks & Regards,

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Dinesh Valke

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Thank you very very much Mahadeswara ji.
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