Epaltes divaricata (L.) Cass.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Epaltes divaricata (L.) Cass.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Plains especially towards the coast. Gregarious in low-lying ground by river banks in clayey soil.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Raichur district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Cuttack district, Puri district, Angul district, Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Tiruvannamalai district, Madurai district
  • Native : Indian subcontinent
  • World Distribution : China, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Java
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur 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=Epaltes divaricata. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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