Synedrella nodiflora (L.) Gaertn.

  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Synedrella nodiflora
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Synedrella nodiflora (L.) Gaertn.
  • Common name : Cindrella weed
  • Key identification features : An erect annual herb. Leaves are opposite, elliptic and palmately veined. Flowering heads many, sessile, axillary and heterogamous. Florets yellow. Achenes black. Pappus is of 2-3 bristly awns.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Native : Tropical America, West Indies
  • Comments : On plains to foothills and wastelands.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Koraput district, Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical America, West Indies; Introduced in tropics
  • 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; 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. nodiflora. Downloaded on 9 July 2020.


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