Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronq.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Conyza bonariensis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Erigeron bonariensis L.
  • Key identification features : A tall herb. Leaves are lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, coarsely srrate at the margin, 1-8 x acute at the apex. Heads are in long leafy panicles, involucre of bracts hairy. Ray florets purplish; disc florets are pale yellow. Achenes 1 mm long, subglabrous. Pappus yellowish, hairs 3 mm long.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : June-January
  • Native : South America
  • Comments : On hills above 800 m, sometimes a weed of cultivated land.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Yercaud Hills (Salem district), Parvathimalai Hills (T.V.M) (Tamil Nadu State); Anantagiri Hills (Visakhapatnam district), Chittoor district (Andhra Pradesh State); Koraput district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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=Conyza bonariensis. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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