Emilia sonchifolia (L.) DC. ex Wight

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asteraceae (Compositae)
  • Species : Emilia sonchifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Emilia sonchifolia (L.) DC. ex DC.
  • Common name : Pink Emilia
  • Vernacular name : Shashashrutih (San.); Hirankuri (Hin.); Ili kivi (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 9117
  • Key identification features : A diffuse annual herb. Leaves are simple, auriculate at base, obovate with toothed margin. Flower heads small, in clusters on long stalk and are pink. Cypsela are slender, ribbed, brown with white coma.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Old World Tropics
  • Comments : Found on roadsides and forest openings. Of repute as a wound healer.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • 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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