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Hatha-jori (Hindi: हाथाजोड़ी)

Martyniaceae (devil's claw family) » Martynia annua

 

mar-TIN-ee-uh -- named for Dr. John Martyn, Professor of Botany at Cambridge University

AN-yoo-uh -- meaning, annual

 

commonly known as: devil's claw, iceplant, tiger's-claw • Bengali: বাঘনখী baghnakhi • Hindi: बाघनख baghnakh, हाथाजोड़ी hatha-jori, उलट-कांटा ulat-kanta • Kannada: ಗರುಡ ಮೂಗು ಮುಳ್ಳು garuda mugu mullu, ಹುಲಿ ನಖ huli nakha, ಹುಲಿ ಉಗುರು huli uguru • Malayalam: പുലിനഖം puli-nakham • Marathi: विंचू vinchu • Nepalese: बिरालो-नङ्ग्रि biralo-nangri, ग्रिध्दरनंकी gridharnankee • Oriya: ବାଘନଖି baghanakhi • Sanskrit: काकनसा kakanasa • Tamil: புலிநகம் puli-nakam, தேட்கொடுக்கி tet-kotukki • Telugu: గరుడముకు garudamukku

 

Native to: Mexico and Central America; widely naturalized in tropics

  

References: Flowers of IndiaPIEReFlora

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Taken on August 30, 2009