Gynura aurantiaca (Blume) Sch.Bip. ex DC.

  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Gynura aurantiaca
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gynura aurantiaca (Blume) Sch.Bip. ex DC.
  • Vernacular name : Maaniyam Poondu (Tam.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-May
  • Native : Tropical Africa
  • Comments : On hills above 800 m and a weed of cultivation.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Kalahandi district, Koraput district, Ganjam district, Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district) (Odisha State); Tamil Nadu State
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa; Weed in Paleotropics
  • Literature : 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. aurantiaca. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.


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