Spilanthes radicans Jacq.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acmella radicans (Jacq.) R.K.Jansen
  • Vernacular name : Venapacha (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet places, degraded moist deciduous forests, also in plains
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, East Godavari district, Kurnool district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; 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=Spilanthes radicans. Downloaded on 15 October 2019.

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