Spilanthes uliginosa Sw.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acmella uliginosa (Sw.) Cass.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet or marshy places
  • Comments / notes : Flower heads are chewed for tooth ache relief.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Kerala : Ernakulam district, Alappuzha district
  • Native : Africa
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; 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 uliginosa. Downloaded on 25 August 2019.

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