Blepharis edulis

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Blepharis edulis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Blepharis
Species: B. edulis
Binomial name
Blepharis edulis

Blepharis edulis (Hindi : uttanjan)[1][2] is a species of plant in the family Acanthaceae. It is found in India, Pakistan and Iran as well as Egypt (including the Sinai Peninsula).

The seeds of this plant are used for various medicinal purposes in India.[3]