Blumea aurita (L.f.) DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Basionym : Conyza aurita L.f.; Conyza viscosa Mill.
  • Synonym(s) : Pseudoconyza viscosa (Mill.) D'Arcy; Laggera aurita (L.f.) Benth. ex C.B.Clarke
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Blumea viscosa (Mill.) V.M.Badillo
  • Vernacular name : Pakasunga (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Strongly aromatic
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Kottayam district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Bhadrak district, Balasore district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dharmapuri district
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Myanmar, Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Blumea aurita. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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