Senecio wightii (DC. ex Wight) Benth. ex C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Basionym : Doronicum wightii DC. ex Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Senecio wightii (DC. ex Wight) Benth. ex C.B.Clarke
  • Common name : Swamp ragwort
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas and also near rice fields
  • Comments / notes : Common
  • Key identification features : Fairly common herb with yellow heads. Leaf base amplexicaul
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills, Kalrayan Hills, Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Chitteri Hills, Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Native : Indo-China
  • World Distribution : China, India, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 2.
  • 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=Senecio wightii. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Field Image(s)

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.