Mysore Pipewort
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Mysore Pipewort
ative Photo: Prashant Awale
Common name: Mysore Pipewort • Malayalam: മൈസൂർ ചൂത് Mysore chooth • Marathi: मैसूर गेंद Mysore gend Source: Names of Plants in India
Botanical name: Eriocaulon robustobrownianum    Family: Eriocaulaceae (Pipewort family)
Synonyms: Eriocaulon mysorense, Eriocaulon rhodae

Mysore Pipewort is a herb with short stems and white round flower-heads. Mysore Pipewort is endemic to western peninsular India, found in Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. It is widespread and common in its habitat.

Identification credit: Shrikant Ingalhalikar Photographed on Sirsi-Kumta Road, Karnataka.

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