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Scientific name of holly mangrove: Acanthus ilicifolius L.
Names in different languages:-
English: holly-leaved acanthus, Sea holly
Sanskrit: हरीकुसा harikusa
Hindi: हड़कत harkata
Malayalam: ചക്കരമുള്ള് chakkaramullu, ചുള്ളിക്കണ്ടൽ chullikkantal, പയിങ്ങാച്ചുള്ളി payingngaachchulli
Tamil: கழுதைமுள்ளி kalutaimulli
It is a shrub like plant grow up to 2 m tall, commonly found in marshy areas, seashores and water front area, the leaves are spiny, the flowers are found in clusters, which is showy and the petals arelight violet in color, flowering is Dec. to may.Seeds are pos which explodes when it is mature, and seeds propels about 2 meters distance.
Useful plant parts:
Whole plant, Leaf, Root
To treat rheumatic disorders, treat burns, and used as a blood purifier.
Acanthicifoline, oleanolic acid, quercetin, glucopyranoside, trigonellin, β-sitosterol, lupeol, saponin, glycosides.