Crassocephalum crepidioides (Benth.) S. Moore

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Synonym(s) : Gynura crepidioides Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crassocephalum crepidioides (Benth.) S.Moore
  • Common name : Red-flower Rageleaf
  • Vernacular name : Appuppanthadi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In open forests, forest edges and in gardens
  • Comments / notes : Common
  • Flower, Fruit : September-May
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Africa
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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; 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=Crassocephalum crepidioides. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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