Echinops echinatus Roxb.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Echinops echinatus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Echinops echinatus Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Gokru, Utakanta (Hin.); Brahmadandi (Kan.); Batresh (Ori.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-April
  • Comments : Occasional on plains, in open dry forests and in wastelands.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district, Kolar district (Karnataka State); Tiruvannamalai district, Salem district, Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district) (Tamil Nadu State); Guvalacheruvu R.F., Palakonda Hills (Kadapa district), Chittoor district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Afghanistan, Pakistan
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; 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; 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=Echinops echinatus. Downloaded on 9 July 2020.

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