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amarvalli in Ayurveda - Cuscuta reflexa Roxb.

amarvalli :

Dusparsa - Cuscuta reflexa Roxb

Taxonomical Classification

Kingdom: Plantae - Plants
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta - Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta - Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida - Dicotyledons
Order: Solanales
Family: Convolvulaceae - Morning-glory family
Genus: Cuscuta
Species: Cuscuta reflexa


Allied species:

  1. Cuscuta campestris 
  2.  C. japonica
  3. C . chinensis



VERNACULAR NAMES

Sanskrit: Akasavalli,Amaravalli,Khavalli
English: dodder , hell weed, devil’s gut, and beggar weed, strangle tare, scald weed, dodder of thyme, greater dodder, and lesser dodder.
Hindi: अमर बेल Amar Bel , आकाश बेल Akashbel
Urdu: Akashbel
Telugu: Sitamma Pogunalu
Bengali: Akashbel , Swarna Lata
Marathi: निर्मली Nirmali
Oriya: Kolanirmuli
Gujarathi: Akaswel, Amarbel
Tamil: Verillakothan, Kodiyagundal
Malayalam: Moodillathali, Akasagarudakodi, Akasavalli, Akasathamara
Kannada: ಡಾಡರ್ ಪ್ಲಾಂಟ್ Ḍāḍar plāṇṭ , akashaballi
Punjabi: Zarbut
Sindhi: ಡಾಡರ್ ಪ್ಲಾಂಟ್ Ḍāḍar plāṇṭ
Arabic: Afitmun,Kasus
Spanish: planta de dodder
Assamese: Rabonor-nari, Amarlati, Honboronia-lata, Akashi-lata, Halodhiya-lata
Japanese: 飼料植物 Shiryō shokubutsu
Chinese: 大花菟丝子 da hua tu si zi
French: Cuscute
German: Dodder Pflanze
Burma: dodder hcaatrone
Nepal: डोडर पौडेल Ḍōḍara pauḍēla
Persian: Tukhme Kasoos, Zajmool
Sinhalese: aga mula nethi
Greek: βυθού vythoú


Varities:

Classical Categorization 
  1. Bhavaprakasha - Guduchyadi varga
  2. Raja nighantu - Guduchyadi varga
  3. Kaiyyadeva nighantu - Oushadhi varga

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