Blumea membranacea DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Blumea membranacea DC.
  • Vernacular name : Pokasunga (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Aromatic herb. Common as forest undergrowth and also in moist places
  • Flower, Fruit : July-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Chittoor district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Madurai district
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, China, Malaysia, Taiwan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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 membranacea. Downloaded on 15 October 2019.

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