Glossocardia bosvallea (L.f.) DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asteraceae (Compositae)
  • Species : Glossocardia bosvallea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Glossocardia bosvallia (L.f.) DC.
  • Common name : Phattar-Suva
  • Vernacular name : Pittapadha (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 14691, CJS 15002
  • Endemism : India
  • Key identification features : A small annual herb, branched from the base; branches grooved. Leaves are alternate and much dissected. Inflorescences (about 1.5 cm.) are terminal or axillary heads on slender peduncles with ray and disc flowers.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Common on grassland and open places
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Hassan, Kolar, Mysore, Tumkur, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District

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