Ligularia japonica (L.f.) Less. ex DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (Composite Or Aster Or Sunflower Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GENDA FAMILY (गेंदा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Asteraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Arnica japonica L.f.; Arnica palmata Thunb.; Senecio japonicus (L.f.) Sch.Bip.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Ligularia japonica (L.f.) Less. ex DC.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open slopes
  • Key identification features : Tall, robust, sparingly pubescent, succulent herbs, 1-2 m high; Leaves reniform in outline, palmately 7-9-1obed, glandular pubescent beneath; Heads large, few, radiate on long peduncle, white; Achenes oblong, black; Pappus reddish.
  • Flower, Fruit : May- October
  • Distribution :
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 33
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Ligularia japonica. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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