Emilia scabra DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Emilia scabra DC.
  • Vernacular name : Hiran Khuri (Hindi); Sarkara (Oria); Poosha-thala (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 1300m, on bare and exposed slopes
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district, East Godavari district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, Salem district, Pudukkottai district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • 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; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V2, 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=Emilia scabra. Downloaded on 23 October 2019.

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