Youngia japonica (L.) DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Basionym : Prenanthes japonica L.
  • Synonym(s) : Crepis japonica (L.) Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Youngia japonica (L.) DC.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Shola borders
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1400m. Shola forests
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0589
  • Collection Locality : Sanyasimalai, Yercaud Hills, Salem district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Theni district, Salem district
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • World Distribution : Wide spread in Tropical Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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=Youngia japonica. Downloaded on 15 October 2019.

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