Spilanthes acmella (L.) L.

  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asteraceae (Compositae)
  • Species : Spilanthes acmella
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Spilanthes acmella (L.) L.
  • Common name : Toothache Plant
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Flower buds when chewed makes the tooth numb due to a chemical called Spilanthol.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Mysore, Tumkur
  • Floras referred : Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District

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