Gaillardia aristata Pursh

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gaillardia aristata Pursh
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Planted in gardens
  • Key identification features : Leaves alternate, gland-dotted beneath. Heads with both ligulate and tubular florets. Achenes oblong, densely villous. Pappus of armed scales
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.259. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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=Gaillardia aristata. Downloaded on 25 August 2019.

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