Erigeron karvinskianus DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Synonym(s) : Erigeron mucronatus DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Thaer chedi (Tamil); Pottu-poovu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Introduced. Habitation near crevices of walls at high elevations and moist grasslands
  • Key identification features : Head disc yellow, rays opening white and fading pink.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Davanagare district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Native : Mexico
  • World Distribution : Mexico, India, Malaysia, Southern Europe
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore district; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere
  • 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=Erigeron karvinskianus. Downloaded on 23 October 2019.

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