Pulicaria wightiana (DC.) C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Basionym : Poloa wightiana DC.
  • Synonym(s) : Callistephus wightianus DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pulicaria wightiana C.B.Clarke
  • Vernacular name : Sonaphuli (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Scrub and plains
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in plains and ghats
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 23/09/2009
  • Collection Nos : FAP 36915
  • Collection Locality : Rachakuntapalle, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Kurnool district, Chittoor district, Guntur district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Central and Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • 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; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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=Pulicaria wightiana. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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