Kleinia petraea (R. E. Fr.) C. Jeffrey (Cultivated)
document for names, authority and distribution of Asteraceae (=Compositae)
species in India is FLOWERING PLANTS OF
INDIA, DICOTYLEDONS, Vol-I (Acanthaceae-Avicenniaceae) authored by S.Karthikeyan, M.Sanjappa and S.Moorthy.
It is published by Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata in 2009.
As per this
document (Karthikeyan et al., 2009)
following species of Kleinia occur in India:
1- Kleinia articulata (Cultivated),
2- K. balsamica,
3- K. grandiflora,
4- K. shevaroyensis,
5- K. walkeri.
No Kleinia species seems threatened in
India as Red Data Book of Indian Plants
(Nayar & Sastry, 1987-90) does not mention any species.
Species with description &
Floriculture in India By Gurcharan Singh Randhawa, Amitabha Mukhopadhyay (1986)-
Kleinia tomentosa Haw.
Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 3 By T. Pullaiah, K. Sri Ramamurthy (2007)- Details with keys-
Kleinia shevaroyensis (Fyson) Uniyal
An Excursion Flora of Central Tamilnadu, India By K. M. Matthew (1995)- Details-
Senecio, Cissampelopsis, Curio, Jacobaea, Kleinia, Ligularia & Synotis : 5 posts by 2 authors.
Attempts have been made to incorporate most of the species available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible. It’s quite possible that there may be some discrepancy in the accepted names & synonyms taken from other links.
Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.
Any comments/ corrections are welcome
I have also added the list of Indian species of Cissampelos and Kleinia as per the reference mentioned.