Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) A.Gray

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asteraceae (Compositae)
  • Species : Tithonia diversifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) A.Gray
  • Collection Nos : CJS 11462, CJS 15562
  • Key identification features : Small shrubs. Leaves alternate, deltoid, 3-5 lobed, petiole broadly winged. Heads solitary, heterogamous. Ray florets yellow, linear, 2-3 lobed. Achenes uniseriate, white or yellow, quadrangular and pubescent. Pappus absent.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Common in gardens and also occurring as an escape
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Chikamagalur, Hassan, Mysore, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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