Grangea maderaspatana (L.) Poir.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Grangea maderaspatana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Grangea maderaspatana (L.) Poir.
  • Vernacular name : Mastaru, Mukha tari (Hin.); Saavey, Mastharu (Tel.); Agni kumari, Painjari (Ori.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Native : Africa
  • Comments : Common in Eastern Ghats near moist places, in plains, in fallow fields, banks of ponds and in clayey soil. More prominent when the lakes go dry on the lake bed.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Africa, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, China, Indo-China, Malesia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District ; 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=Grangea maderaspatana. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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