Adenostemma lavenia (L.) Kuntze

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Adenostemma lavenia (L.) Kuntze
  • Common name : Sticky daisy, Club wort
  • Vernacular name : Junglee Jira (Hindi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1200m on shola floor, by stream banks and in shade. Also a colonizer in disturbed ground. Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests, plains
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Koraput district, Bargarh district, Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, The Nilgiri district, SLM, Theni district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district, Virudhunagar district
  • World Distribution : India, China, Malaysia, Australia, tropical Africa, Polynesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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 Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 2.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Adenostemma lavenia. Downloaded on 20 August 2019.

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