Spilanthes tetralobata Reshmi & Rajalakshmi

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Asteraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Acmella tetralobata (Reshmi & Rajalakshmi) Reshmi & Rajalakshmi
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet lands
  • Key identification features : This taxon is recognized by yellowish-orange-rayed head having 4-lobed bisexual ray florets
  • Flower, Fruit : April-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Ernakulam district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Kerala
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Reshmi, G.R. and Rajalakshmi, R. (2014). Spilanthes tetralobata sp. nov. (Asteraceae): A new species from Kerala, India.International Journal of Advanced Research 2(11): 1092-1097; 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 tetralobata. Downloaded on 22 August 2019.

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