Crassocephalum crepidioides (Benth.) S. Moore

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Crassocephalum crepidioides
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crassocephalum crepidioides (Benth.) S.Moore
  • Common name : Redflower Rageleaf
  • Key identification features : An erect little-branched herb. Leaves lyrate, pinnatifid. Flower heads are terminal on axis of corrymbose inflorescence. Pappus of numerous silky-yellowish to white slender hairs.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-May
  • Native : Africa
  • Comments : Occasional in open forest, on waysides, in edges and wastelands.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais 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; 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=Crassocephalum crepidioides. Downloaded on 9 July 2020.

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