Zinnia peruviana (L.) L.

  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (Composite Or Aster Or Sunflower Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GENDA FAMILY (गेंदा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : COMPOSITAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zinnia peruviana (L.) L.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Naturalised on waste lands along roadsides, old forts and on walls
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, Tumakuru district
    • Maharashtra : Aurangabad district, Beed district, Hingoli district, Jalna district, Latur district, Nanded district, Osmanabad district, Parbhani district
  • Native : Mexico
  • World Distribution : Central America, South-Eastern Arizona, West Indies, Columbia and Equador to Peru and Argentina
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
  • 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 peruviana. Downloaded on 29 November 2021.


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