Spilanthes paniculata Wall. ex DC.

  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Spilanthes paniculata
  • Basionym : Spilanthes paniculata Wall. ex DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acmella paniculata (Wall. ex DC.) R.K.Jansen
  • Common name : Tooth Ache Plant
  • Vernacular name : Pippannu puvvu (Tel.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Comments : On moist places in forests. Flower heads are chewed for tooth ache relief.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : (Tamil Nadu State); Srikakulam district, Rampa Hills (East Godavari district), Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary (Kalahandi district), Cuttack district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, China, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Indo-China, Taiwan, Panama
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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.; Naidu, M.T, O.A. Kumar & M. Venkaiah (2015). Vascular plant diversity in the sacred grove of Modapalli in Viskhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(10): 7683-7690
  • 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=Spilanthes paniculata. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.


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