Launea procumbens (Roxb.) Ramayya & Rajagopal

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Launea procumbens
  • Synonym : Launaea fallax (Jaub.et Spach) Kuntze
  • Basionym : Prenanthes procumbens Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Launaea procumbens (Roxb.) Ramayya & Rajagopal
  • Key identification features : Rhizomatous herb.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : January-October
  • Comments : Occasional in sandy areas and in forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Anantagiri Hills (Visakhapatnam district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : Egypt, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Iran, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Malaysia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; 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=Launaea procumbens. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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