Gynura lycopersicifolia DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gynura lycopersicifolia DC.
  • Vernacular name : Pottari (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Among wet rocks in moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Flower, Fruit : June-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Koraput district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Naidu, M.T, O.A. Kumar & M. Venkaiah (2015). Vascular plant diversity in the sacred grove of Modapalli in Viskhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(10): 7683-7690
  • 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=Gynura lycopersicifolia. Downloaded on 25 August 2019.

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