Wedelia biflora (L.) DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Basionym : Verbesina biflora L.
  • Synonym(s) : Woollastonia biflora (L.) DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Wollastonia biflora (L.) DC.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Occasional in tidal forests, also on sandy sea shore
  • Flower, Fruit : May-June
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Alappuzha district
    • Odisha : Koraput district, Puri district, Khurda district, Ganjam district
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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=Wedelia biflora. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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