Cosmos sulphureus Cav.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asteraceae (Compositae)
  • Species : Cosmos sulphureus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cosmos sulphureus Cav.
  • Common name : Sulphur Cosmos
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2294, CJS 15025, R.R.Rao 909
  • Key identification features : An annual herb. Leaves opposite and pinnatisect, lobes entire and glabrous. Flower head is solitary on a long stalk. Rays orange-red to yellow. Disc florets yellow. Achenes curved, ending with awns.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Mexico
  • Comments : Coomonly cultivated in gardens
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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