Vernonia elaeagnifolia DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Vernonia elaeagnifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tarlmounia elliptica (DC.) H.Rob., S.C.Keeley, Skvarla & R.Chan
  • Common name : Curtain Plant
  • Key identification features : A climbing shrub. Heads sub-sessile, few-flowered, in terminal panicles. Involucral bracts scarious to herbaceous. Achenes angled, minutely glandular.
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : January-March
  • Native : Indo-Burma
  • Comments : Often planted in gardens, sometimes as an escape.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Planted
  • 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=Vernonia elaeagnifolia. Downloaded on 9 July 2020.

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