Ageratum conyzoides L.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asteraceae (Compositae)
  • Species : Ageratum conyzoides
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ageratum conyzoides L.
  • Common name : Goat Weed
  • Vernacular name : Visamustin (San.); Visadoori (Hin.); Nayi Tulasi, Muguthi gida (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2103, CJS 15577
  • Collector(s) Name : K.N.Gandhi
  • Key identification features : A highly variable herb. Leaves opposite, ovate, crenate, palmately 3-nerved. Heads in panicles; bracts sometimes glandular hairy. Flowers white or purple. Achenes sparsely scabrous.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Tropical America, Caribbean
  • Comments : A common weed in wastelands, an aggressive coloniser.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Hassan
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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