Vernonia vagans 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) : Vernonia vagans DC.; Cacalia vagans Kuntze; Conyza vagans Wall.; Gymnanthemum vagans Steetz
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Decaneuropsis vagans (DC.) H.Rob. & Skvarla
  • Habit : Woody climber
  • Key identification features : Woody climbers or scandent shrubs; branches terete, brownish pubescent; Leaves elliptic-obovate, glandular, chartaceous; Heads brownish-purple with long, exerted, yellow stigma; corolla glandular; Achenes glabrous, compressed, deeply 10-ribbed with red pappus.
  • Flower, Fruit : December- March
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Lohit, Siang, Subansiri
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bhutan
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 51
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Vernonia vagans. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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