Gynura crepidioides Benth.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (Composite Or Aster Or Sunflower Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GENDA FAMILY (गेंदा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Compositae
  • Synonym(s) : Crassocephalum diversifolium Hiern
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crassocephalum crepidioides (Benth.) S.Moore
  • Common name : Thickhead, Fireweed
  • Vernacular name :
    • Anikale jhar (Nepali)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Roadsides, river shingle and among crops
  • Comments / notes : Annual weed of cultivated areas
  • Flower, Fruit : April-December
  • Distribution :
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district
    • Meghalaya : East Khasi Hills (Shillong) district
  • Native : Tropical & S. Africa, Madagascar
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : East-South Asia
  • Literature :
    • Adam S (1984). Flowers of Himalaya. Oxford University Press: 29
    • Balakrishnan, N. P. (1983). Flora of Jowai Vol.2. Published BSI: 270
    • Grierson A.J.C & Long D.G (1983). Flora of Bhutan Vol.2 (2):1597
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Gynura crepidioides. Downloaded on 16 July 2024.

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