Blumea membranacea DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Blumea membranacea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Blumea membranacea DC.
  • Vernacular name : Pokasunga (Ori.)
  • Key identification features : Anuual erect, aromatic herb; stem pilose and stipitate glandular. Heads in lax terminal and axillary panicles, yellow in colour.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-May
  • Comments : In waste places and road sides in the forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Alagar Hills (Madurai district) (Tamil Nadu State); Chittoor district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Taiwan
  • Literature : 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; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
  • 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 membranacea. Downloaded on 9 July 2020.

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