Dahlia imperialis Roezl ex Ortgies

  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Dahlia imperialis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dahlia imperialis Roezl ex Ortgies
  • Key identification features : Flowers rose, pink or purple.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : October-November
  • Native : Mexico
  • Comments : A garden plant, often as an escape or sometimes naturalized on hill stations in India.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Servarayans Hills, Yercaud Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State)
  • World Distribution : Mexico; Naturalized in hills of tropics
  • Literature : 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=Dahlia imperialis. Downloaded on 9 July 2020.


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