Taraxacum javanicum Soest.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (Composite Or Aster Or Sunflower Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GENDA FAMILY (गेंदा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : COMPOSITAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Taraxacum javanicum Soest
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open grassy localities
  • Comments / notes : Introduced species and sometimes as a weed in grasslands
  • Key identification features : Perennial rhizhomatous herb
  • Flower, Fruit : April-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district
  • Native : Malaysian region
  • World Distribution : India, Java, Sri Lanka, Indonesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; 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=Taraxacum javanicum. Downloaded on 6 July 2020.

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