Tridax procumbens   L.  (Plant)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Magnoliophyta
Class: Equisetopsida
Order:Asterales
Family:Asteraceae

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Description
Ducumbent of rambling, branched, perenial scabrous herbs with woody root-stock.Leaves elliptic-ovate or ovate lanceolate,serrate or irregularly lobed, acute at apex, cuneate at base. Heads 10-18 mm across, yellow, solidary on long, terminal peduncles. Achenes oblong, densely, silky-pubescent; puppus numerous, aristate, with feathery bristles.

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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Goa, Baga Creek INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• Orissa, Paradeep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Jagtap, TG; Desai, K and Rodrigues, R (2003) Coastal vegetation: patterns in a tourist region Coastal tourism, environment, and sustainable local development TERI 131-150 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • James Cook University Australia Available at - http://www-public.jcu.edu.au/discovernature/index.htm
  • Banerjee, LK and Roa, TA (2001) Flora of the Mahanadi Delta, Orissa Botanical Survey of India 1-307 Available at - NIO,Goa

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