Plant species
Botanical NamePlumbago rosea L.
Family PLUMBAGINACEAE
Used InAyurveda, Folk, Unani and Sidha
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DIGITAL HERBARIUM
Plumbago rosea
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Arabic (3)chittermul, shitaraje-ahmar, shitturridge
Hindi (9)chitra, lal-chirarak, lal-chita, lal-chitarah, lal-chitra, lalchita, lalchitarak, lalchitra, raktachitra
Kannada (4)kempu chitra moola, kempu chitramula, kempuchitramula, kempucitramula
Malayalam (8)cekkikotiveri, chekkikotuveri, chettikotuveli, choovondacoduvalie, chuvannakotuveli, cuvannakotuveli, schetticodivalie, schettikodiveli
Marathi (2)lalchitra, tambadachitramula
Persian (1)shitarake-surkh
Sanskrit (29)agni, aruna-chitraca, atidipya, chitraca, chitraka, chitranga, chitravalli, citraka, citrakah, dahaka, daruna, dipika, dvayagni, hrasvagni, kala, kalamula, mahanga, marjara, pathi, pavaka, rakta-shikha, raktachitra, raktachitraka, raktashikha, raktasikha, usana, usharbudhavhaya, vahnimula, vyala
Tamil (41)akanati, akanatitam, akkini, amaimoni, amaimoniccepi, cekappukkotiveli, cencittiramulan, cenkoti veli, cenkotiveli, cenkotumuli, cenkotuveli, chekodiveli, chittur-mol, cikappuccittiramulam, cikappukkotiveli, cittiramulam1, cittiramuli2, civappuccittramulam, civappukkotiveli, irattacittiramulam, karunacam, kiruttinaviyalam, kodi veli, kodimuli, kotimuli, kotiveli, kotumuli, pitataru 1, pitatarukkoti, rattacittiram, segappugodiveli, sengodiveli, sengoduveli, shencodie vaylie, shivappu chittramulam, shivappu-chittira-mullam, sittiramulam, upavalitam, utiravanni, utiravannicceti, vani
Telugu (5)errachitramulam, erracitramulamu, yerra-chitramulam, yerrachitramoolam, yerracithramoolum

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
ROOTS (1) chitrakmul
RHIZOME (2) koduveli, koduveli pacha

 
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