Blumea lacera (Burm.f.) DC

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Blumea lacera
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Blumea lacera (Burm.f.) DC.
  • Vernacular name : Kukurbanda, Kukrondha, Kukranda (Hin.); Thaevuppula (Tam.); Korupoganu (Tel.); Pokasunga (Ori.); Kukurandru (San.)
  • Key identification features : An erect, viscid, aromatic herb. Stems glandular pubescent. Heads numerous, in terminal panicles and yellow.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Comments : On plains to 1000 m, in wastelands, fallow fields etc.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Pacchamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district) (Tamil Nadu State)
  • World Distribution : Africa, India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, China, Malaysia, New Guinea to Northern Australia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; 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=Blumea lacera. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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