TITLE

Vernonia amygdalina Delile (Asteraceae) - An African medicinal plant introduced in India

AUTHOR(S)
Bhattacharjee, Bandana; Lakshminarasimhan, P.; Bhattacharjee, Avishek; Agrawala, D. K.; Pathak, M. K.
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
ZOOs' Print;May2013, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The present paper deals with Vernonia amygdalina Delile, an African medicinal plant belonging to the family Asteraceae which has been found in cultivation in different places of Central and Eastern India as well as an escape from cultivation. The aim of this paper is to report its availability in India, facilitate identity of the species with detailed description and photo-plate and to explore the scope of commercialization of V. amygdalina in the country as health supplement and medicinal plant.
ACCESSION #
87992156

 

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