Centipeda minima (L.) A.Br. & Asch.

  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Centipeda minima
  • Synonym : Centipeda orbicularis Lour.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Centipeda minima (L.) A.Braun & Asch
  • Common name : Sneeze Wort, Spreading Sneeze Weed.
  • Vernacular name : Nakchikini, Pochitti, Nagdowana (Hin.); Chikkana (San.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Comments : Occasional in marshy banks of ponds, along stream banks in high altitudes.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Vellore district, Polur Ghat (T.V.M), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot) (Tamilnadu State); Araku Valley (Visakhapatnam district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Koraput district, Keonjhar district, Sambalpur district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Africa, Asia, Australia and Pacific Islands
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Centipeda minima. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.



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