Lagascea mollis Cav.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asteraceae (Compositae)
  • Species : Lagascea mollis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lagascea mollis Cav.
  • Common name : American Soft-head
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1825, CJS 13569
  • Key identification features : A procumbent pubescent herb. Leaves opposite, palmately veined. Heads single-flowered aggregated into one compact head, homogamous, subtended by foliar bracts. Florets white and bisexual. Achenes black and angled. Pappus forms a fimbriate cup.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : A weed of open and distrubed places and a ready coloniser
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Kolar, Mysore, Shimoga, 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; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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