Laggera alata (D.Don) C.Schultz ex Oliver

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Laggera alata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Laggera alata (D.Don) Sch.Bip. ex Oliv.
  • Vernacular name : Golakladaka, Gothakhadaka (Ori.)
  • Key identification features : A herbaceous undershrub with winged branches. Leaves are sessile, decurrent and oblong. Flowering heads many on an axillary peduncle, often drooping. Involucre campanulate.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Comments : On hills above 800 m on bare slopes.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Tamil Nadu State; Galikonda Hills (Visakhapatnam district), Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Myanmar, Malaysia, China, Java, Philippines
  • 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; 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=Laggera alata. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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