English – Common garden cress                                                   

Hindi – Chansur (चैनसूर )

Sanskrit – Candrika

Latin – Lepidium sativum



General Description –

Seed is smooth, reddish brown, small oval-shaped pointed and triangular, 1.5-3mm long. A slight wing like extension present on both the edges of the seed, when soaked in water seed coat swells and gets covered with transparent mucilage.

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