Alternanthera paronychioides St. Hil.

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species : Alternanthera paronychioides
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alternanthera paronychioides A.St.-Hil.
  • Common name : Smooth Joy Weed
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1393
  • Collector(s) Name : T.P.Ramamoorthy
  • Key identification features : A prostrate herb with slender spreading branches; nodes cottony-white and woolly. Leaves are simple, opposite, ovate and cuneate at base. Inflorescence is a white capitate head. Fruit is compressed.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Brazil, Tropical America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Channarayapatna (Hassan)
  • Distribution Locality : Hassan, Tumkur
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984

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