Anaphalis subdecurrens


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Erect herbs; stems densely covered with smoky wool. Leaves 3-6 x 0.6-1 cm, oblanceolate, acute, 1-veined, sessile. Heads 3 x 6 mm, sessile, collected in terminal congested cymes; bracts 3 mm long, elliptic, entire, acute with solid lower portion; outer ones wooly. Female flowers many; corolla yellow, slender, glabrous. Bisexual flowers 4-6, central; corolla broader. Achenes brown, papillose; pappus 2 mm long, white.
Flowering and fruiting: July-March
Grasslands
India and Sri Lanka



Nilgiris: Anaphalis (Compositae) for identification:
Please help me to identify this Asteraceae herb found in the grasslands of upper Nilgiris. The Plant height is about a feet and the leaves (5 cm long) are sessile.
Date: 21 Oct 2012
Place: Mukruthi NP, Nilgiris, TN
Alt.: 2360 m asl
Check out for Anaphalis aristata or A. subdecurrens.
this plant is Anaphalis subdecurrens (DC.) Gamble. Thanks ...
 
Please help me in identifying this species. Our ... pointed out that this could be Anaphalis aristata or A.subdecurrens. This post is actually for resurfacing at Asteraceae week. Height of this plant didn't exceeded 15cm.
Date: 21 Oct 2012
Place: Mukruthi NP, Nilgiris, TN
Alt.: 2360 m asl
This herb is Anaphalis subdecurrens (DC.) Gamble





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