Blumea neilgherrensis Hook.f.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Basionym : Conyza axillaris Lam.
  • Synonym(s) : Blumea mollis (D.Don) Merr.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Blumea axillaris (Lam.) DC.
  • Common name : Pink Blumea
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : On plains from coast to 1200m, in fallow fields, wasteland, tank bunds and paddy fields; also in degraded deciduous forests and grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district, East Godavari district, Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district
  • Native : Tropical Africa
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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.
  • 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 neilgherrensis. Downloaded on 15 October 2019.

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