Bidens biternata (Lour.) Merr. & Sherff

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Bidens biternata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bidens biternata (Lour.) Merr. & Sherff
  • Common name : Gold Cup Silver Plate
  • Vernacular name : Magha latenga (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-377
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 13/12/14
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forest
  • Key identification features : An annual herb. Stem grooved and hairy. Leaves opposite and 3-5 foliate. Heads are in panicles, heterogamous and white. Achenes black, small, ending in awns.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Comments : Frequent in forests, along waysides and in disturbed habitats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Srikakulam district, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Africa, Asia & Australia
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa
  • 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=Bidens biternata. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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