Launaea acaulis (Roxb.) Babc. ex Kerr

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Launaea acaulis (Roxb.) Babc. ex Kerr
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Common in plains and upper ghats in exposed places
  • Flower, Fruit : November-June
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Gajapati district, Kalhandi district, Keonjhar district
  • World Distribution : India, Bhutan, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, Iran, China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of 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=Launaea acaulis. Downloaded on 23 October 2019.

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