English: Spiny amaranth, Needle burr, Thorny amaranth
Hindi: कांटेमाठ kante math
Tamil: முள்ளுக்கீரை mullukkeerai
Malayalam: Mullancheera, Kattumullenkeera
It is an annual herb, erect, branched, grows up to 150 cm long. Leaves are ovate, elliptic, oblong, or lanceolate, leaf blades up to 12 cm long, and smooth. Flowers are green, found in axillaries clusters, the lower part un-branched.
Useful plant parts:
Clears heat, poison, Improves digestion, Stops bleeding.
Blood purifier, Anti-inflammatory, carminative, astringent, and diaphoretic.
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