Blumea aurita (L.f.) DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Blumea aurita
  • Synonym : Laggera aurita (L.f.) Benth. ex C.B.Clarke; Conyza aurita L.f.
  • Basionym : Conyza viscosa Mill.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Blumea viscosa (Mill.) V.M.Badillo
  • Vernacular name : Pakasunga (Ori.)
  • Key identification features : An erect strongly aromatic, viscidly pubescent herb, aromatic. Heads in terminal corymbs, pink in colour.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Woodapatti R.F. (Dharmapuri district) (Tamil Nadu State); Balasore district, Bhadrak district, Cuttack district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Africa, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Myanmar
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
  • 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=Blumea aurita. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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