Dicoma tomentosa Cass.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dicoma tomentosa Cass.
  • Vernacular name : Sanni gida (Kannada)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional along plains to 600m in very dry habitats.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-April
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 02/01/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-301
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Ballari district, Bidar district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chikkamagaluru district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district
  • Native : Tropical Africa
  • World Distribution : India, Tropical Africa
  • 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; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore district; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere district
  • 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=Dicoma tomentosa. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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