Sphaeranthus africanus L.

  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asteraceae (Compositae)
  • Species : Sphaeranthus africanus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sphaeranthus africanus L.
  • Collection Nos : KFP 12429
  • Key identification features : An aromatic herb. Leaves oblanceolate or obovate. Stems branched. 3-4 winged, wings entire or distantly denticulate. Heads heterogamous with florets white.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Frequent in marshy places
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, Shimoga, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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