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             Medicinal  Grains 
 

CEREALS/

MILLETS

BOTANICAL NAME-FAMILY

Tamil

Malayalam

Hindi

Telugu

Sanskrit

Marathi

fiber

Amaranth       Chaulai        

Bajara

Pearl millet

Pennisetum-typhoidcum - Graminae

Pennisetum americanum

cumbu

cumbu

Bajra

sajja

Varjari

Bajiri

 

Banyard Echinochloa colona Kudiraivalli   Jhangora        

Barley

Hordeum vulgare - Graminae

Barley

Barley

Barley

Barley

 

 

 

Buckwheat Fagopyrum Tataricum     Kaspat or Oggal or Phapar        

Chaama

Panicum sarmenntosum or sumstrense  - Shama Millet

 saamai

 chaama

 Koda

 

 kutki

 

 

Corn Zea-mays - Graminae

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oats

Avena Sativa

             
Proso Millet Panicum miiiaceaum (HOG MILLET) PANIVARAGU   CHENA        
Quinoa                

Ragi

Elucine coracana - Graminae

Ragi Panja-pullu, pullu, Ragi MANDIKA        

Rice

Oryza sativa  - Graminae

             

Rough Chaff or Prickly Chaff

Achyranthus aspera - Amrantaceae

             
Rye          

 

 

 

Sanwa/ Japanese Millet                

Spelt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teff Eragrostis tef

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thena-Italian (fox) Millet

Steria-Italica - Graminae

thenai

thena

Kangani

korulu

 NAVANE

 

 

Varagu - Fox tail
Australia Ditch Millet, Hureek
Kodo Millet
Paspalum scrobiculatum

 Varagu

 

 Khododhan, Kodoadhan  (Bengali)_

 

 KODARA

 

 

Wheat

Triticum-sativum - Graminae

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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