Launea procumbens (Roxb.) Ramayya & Rajagopal

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Synonym(s) : Launaea fallax (Jaub.et Spach) Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Launaea procumbens (Roxb.) Ramayya & Rajagopal
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Sandy areas
  • Comments / notes : Rhizomatous herb
  • Flower, Fruit : January-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Bengaluru district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chitradurga district, Davanagare district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Mysuru district, Raichur district
  • World Distribution : India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Egypt, Iran
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District
  • 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 procumbens. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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