Zinnia linearis Benth.

  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zinnia angustifolia Kunth
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Commonly cultivated in gardens
  • Key identification features : Young branches angular. Leaves opposite, sessile, hispid. Heads solitary at ends of branches, pedunculate. Achenes of marginal florets trigonous, those of central florets obovoid, compressed, black with ciliate margins. Pappus absent
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : Mexico
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.268. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • 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=Zinnia linearis. Downloaded on 15 October 2019.


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