Vernonia albicans DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cyanthillium albicans (DC.) H.Rob.
  • Vernacular name : Sahadevi (Sanskrit)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : On hills and at 800 m on bare slopes.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 13/12/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-397
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Nigidi forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district, East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, China, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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.
  • 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=Vernonia albicans. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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