Blumea virens Wall. ex DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (Composite Or Aster Or Sunflower Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GENDA FAMILY (गेंदा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : COMPOSITAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Blumea virens DC.
  • Vernacular name : Pokasunga (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Amravati district, Beed district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Nanded district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Koraput district, Bargarh district, Dhenkanal district
    • Tamil Nadu : Common in fallow fields
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malesia, China, Pakistan, Bhutan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.196. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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 virens. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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