Adenostemma lavenia (L.) Kuntze

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Adenostemma lavenia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Adenostemma lavenia (L.) Kuntze
  • Common name : Sticky daisy, Club wort
  • Vernacular name : Junglee Jira (Hin.)
  • Key identification features : An erect herb; stem glandular pubescent. Heads white. Achenes tuberculate. Pappus knobs 3-4.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Comments : On hills above 1200 m on shola floor, by stream banks and in shade. Also a colonizer in disturbed ground.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district), Koraput district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, India, China, Malaysia, Australia, Polynesia
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; 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=Adenostemma lavenia. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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