Names of Plants in India :: Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal

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Dinesh Valke

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Jul 12, 2016, 10:21:51 AM7/12/16
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Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal ... family: Solanaceae

Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal 

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¿ wi-THAY-nee-uh ? -- commemorates the English paleobotanist, Henry Thomas Maire Witham ... IJDD
som-NEE-fer-uh OR som-NIF-er-uh -- sleep-bringing, referring to narcotic properties ... Dave's Botanary 


commonly known asIndian ginsengpoison gooseberrywinter cherry • Assameseঅশ্বগন্ধা asbagandha • Gujaratiઆકસંદ aksandઅશ્વગંધા asvagandha • Hindiअसगन्ध asgandhअश्वगंधा ashwagandha • Kannadaಅಶ್ವಗಂಧಿ ashwagandhiಹಿರೆಮಡ್ಡಿನಗಿಡ hiremaddinagidaಪನ್ನೇರು panneru • Malayalamഅമുക്കുരം amukkuramപേവെട്ടി pevetti • Marathiअश्वगंधा ashwagandhaआस्कंद askanda • Nepaliअश्वगन्धा ashwagandha • Oriyaଅଶ୍ବଗନ୍ଧା ashwagandha • Punjabiਅਸਗੰਧ asgandhਅਸ਼ਵਗੰਧਾ ashwagandha •Sanskritअश्वगन्धा ashvagandha • Tamilஅமுக்கிரா amukkira • Teluguఅశ్వగంధ ashwagandha • Tibetana swa ga ndhiba-dzi-ga-ndha • Urduاسگندهہ asgandh 

... and more names: Hindiहयगंधा haya-gandhaनागौरी nagauriपुष्टिदा pushtidaतुरगी turagiवन्या vanya • Marathiढोरगुंज dorgunjaकंचुकी kanchuki • Oriyaବୃଂହଣ brumhanaବୃଷା brushaହଯାହ୍ବଯା hoyahwaya • Sanskritअश्वकन्द ashvakandaअवरोहिका avarohikaबलदा baladaगन्धपत्त्री gandhapattriग्रावरोहक gravarohakaहयगन्धा hayagandhaहयप्रिया hayapriyaकामप्रियकरी kamapriyakariकामरूपिणी kamarupiniकम्बुका kambukaपलाशपर्णी palashaparniपीवरा pivaraप्रियङ्करी priyangakariपुण्य punyaपुष्टिद pushtidaशतकुम्भा shatakumbhaतुरगगन्धा turagagandhaवाजिगन्धा vajigandhaवाजिनी vajiniवनज vanajaवराहकर्णी varahakarniवराहपत्त्री varahapattriवराहिका varahikaवातघ्नी vataghni • Tamil:அசையு acaiyuஅசுவகந்தி acuvakantiஅசுவம் acuvam • Teluguదొమ్మడోలు dommadoluపెన్నేరు penneruవాజిగంథ vajigandha 


botanical namesWithania somnifera (L.) Dunal ... synonymsPhysalis flexuosa L. • Physalis somnifera L. ... more at The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1. 


September 24, 2015 ... along NH4 near Satara 


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J.M. Garg

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Jul 12, 2016, 10:33:19 AM7/12/16
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Great

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Ushadi Micromini

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Jul 12, 2016, 11:13:25 AM7/12/16
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very well done
love the angle of the pic

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Dinesh Valke

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Jul 12, 2016, 11:23:24 AM7/12/16
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Thanks Garg ji, Usha di.
It just struck me that I missed putting name in Bangla and the reference.

 • Bengaliঅশ্বগন্ধা asbagandha

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Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Very nice.
It is called ashwaganda because the plant actually smells like a horse.... :)

Dinesh Valke

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Jul 12, 2016, 11:59:00 PM7/12/16
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Thanks Pankaj.
Yes, to be precise, it (plant root) smells like horse's urine.
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Dinesh Valke

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Apr 25, 2019, 2:18:07 PM4/25/19
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Names update ... entire block of names put again ..

commonly known as: burr wood, horse root, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, winter cherryAssamese: অশ্বগন্ধা asbagandhaBengali: অশ্বগন্ধা asbagandhaGujarati: આકસંદ aksand, અશ્વગંધા asvagandhaHindi: असगन्ध asgandh, अश्वगंधा ashwagandhaKachchhi: આસુન aasun, આસુંઢ aasundKannada: ಅಂಗಾರ ಬೇರು angara beru, ಅಶ್ವಗಂಧಿ ashwagandhi, ಹಿರೆಮಡ್ಡಿನಗಿಡ hiremaddinagida, ಪನ್ನೇರು panneru, ಸೊಗದೆ ಬೇರು sogade beruMalayalam: അമുക്കുരം amukkuram, പേവെട്ടി pevettiMarathi: अश्वगंधा ashwagandha, आस्कंद askandaNepali: अश्वगन्धा ashwagandhaOriya: ଅଶ୍ବଗନ୍ଧା ashwagandhaPunjabi: ਅਸਗੰਧ asgandh, ਅਸ਼ਵਗੰਧਾ ashwagandhaSanskrit: अश्वगन्धा ashvagandhaTamil: அமுக்கிரா amukkiraTelugu: అశ్వగంధ ashwagandhaTibetan: a swa ga ndhi, ba-dzi-ga-ndhaTulu: ಅಶ್ವಗಂಧೊ ashwagandhoUrdu: اسگندهہ asgandh

... and more names: Gujarati: ઘોડાકુન ghodakun, ઘોડાઆસોડ ghodasod, સાંઢીયાના પોપટા sandiyana popataHindi: हयगंधा haya-gandha, नागौरी nagauri, पनीर panir, पुष्टिदा pushtida, तुरगी turagi, वन्या vanyaMarathi: ढोरगुंज dorgunja, कंचुकी kanchukiOriya: ବୃଂହଣ brumhana, ବୃଷା brusha, ହଯାହ୍ବଯା hoyahwayaSanskrit: अश्वकन्द ashvakanda, अवरोहिका avarohika, बलदा balada, गन्धपत्त्री gandhapattri, ग्रावरोहक gravarohaka, हयगन्धा hayagandha, हयप्रिया hayapriya, कामप्रियकरी kamapriyakari, कामरूपिणी kamarupini, कम्बुका kambuka, पलाशपर्णी palashaparni, पीवरा pivara, प्रियङ्करी priyangakari, पुण्य punya, पुष्टिद pushtida, शतकुम्भा shatakumbha, तुरगगन्धा turagagandha, वाजिगन्धा vajigandha, वाजिनी vajini, वनज vanaja, वराहकर्णी varahakarni, वराहपत्त्री varahapattri, वराहिका varahika, वातघ्नी vataghniTamil: அசையு acaiyu, அசுவகந்தி acuvakanti, அசுவம் acuvamTelugu: దొమ్మడోలు dommadolu, పెన్నేరు penneru, వాజిగంథ vajigandha



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Mahadeswara

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Apr 26, 2019, 12:36:17 AM4/26/19
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 Diniesh ji,
Please note few suggestions for kannada names : ಅಶ್ವಗಂಧ (Ashwagandha ) ;  ಹಿರೇಮದ್ದಿನ ಗಿಡ (Hiremaddina gida) .
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Dinesh Valke

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Apr 26, 2019, 1:05:48 AM4/26/19
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Thanks Mahadeswara ji, for the validations.
Will do the corrections soon in my notes.
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Dinesh

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