Emilia sonchifolia (L.) DC. ex Wight

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Emilia sonchifolia (L.) DC. ex DC.
  • Common name : Pink Emilia
  • Vernacular name : Hirankuri (Hindi); Sarkara (Oria); Shashashrutih (Sanskrit); Elichevianveru, Muyalchevian, Orichozhiyan (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open deciduous forests and Agricultural fields
  • Comments / notes : On plains to 1300m, in moist places like bunds and paddy fields; in dry and moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : July-April
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy & Arun Singh R
  • Collection Date : 13/09/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-75
  • Collection Locality : Jamunamarthur, Tiruvannamalai district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : All districts of Karnataka
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Kalhandi district, Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruvannamalai district, Vellore district, Dharmapuri district
  • World Distribution : Tropical and sub tropical regions of Asia and 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; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa 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; 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; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district; Gowda, 2004 – Flora of Sringeri district; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore district; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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 sonchifolia. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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