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  Blumea oxyodonta
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
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  Description: Prostrate herbs, stem slender, radiating from the root stock, pubescent. Radical leaves simple, 5-8 x 2-3 cm, oblanceolate, apex obtuse, dentate; cauline leaves sessile, smaller. Heads few, 8 mm long, globose, in terminal panicles; bracts densely tomentose; outer 3 x 0.3 mm, lanceolate; inner 6 x 0.3 mm, linear. Female flowers yellow, many; corolla 3 mm long, lobes glandular hairy. Bisexual flowers few; corolla 4 mm long, broad. Achenes 3 mm long, ribbed, pubescent.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-May
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Along streambeds and grassy slopes, also in the plains
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia and South China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -1500
  Localities: Peechi, Thekkady, Thunakkadavu, Cannanore, Panur, Nileswar, Pappinisseri, Kasaragod, Mannarshala, Vazhikadavu, Karimpuzha
   
 
   
 
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