Laggera alata (D.Don) C.Schultz ex Oliver

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Synonym(s) : Blumea alata (D.Don) DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Laggera alata (D.Don) Sch.Bip. ex Oliv.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 800m on bare slopes
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Malesia, China, Java, Tropical Africa, Bangladesh, Pakistan,
  • 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; 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.
  • 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=Laggera alata. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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