Elephantopus scaber L.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asteraceae (Compositae)
  • Species : Elephantopus scaber
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Elephantopus scaber L.
  • Common name : Prickly leaved Elephant's foot
  • Vernacular name : Hasthi padi, Gojihva, Mayura shika (San.); Gobhi (Hin.); Hakkarike, Nela mucchilu (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2130, CJS 15568
  • Key identification features : A stiff herb, stem usually dichotomously branched. Heads homogamous, discoid, purple
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Common uner the shade of trees
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Belgaum, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; 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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