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  Youngia nilgiriensis
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Youngia nilgiriensis Babcock, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1940: 662. 1940; Hajra in Hajra et al., Fl. India 12: 329.1995; Biju in Manoharan et al., Silent Valley-Whispers Reason 161. 1999.
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  Description: Herbs, perennial; stems short, woody. Leaves 10-16 x 1.5-3 cm; basal oblanceolate, acute, lyrate-pinnatifid, with a narrow petiole, puberulous above, glabrous beneath; lower cauline leaves acuminate; upper lanceolate, acuminate, sessile. Heads 8-9 mm long, blackish green or dark green, 12-13 flowered; peduncle glabrous. Outer involucral bracts unequal, 5-7, 2-3.5 mm long; inner 8, rounded at apex. Ligules yellow; corolla 9-10 mm long. Anthers 2 mm long. Style greenish. Achenes brownish subcompressed, 5 mm long, attenuate at apex. Pappus bluish grey, ca 5 mm long.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-December
  District(s): Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
  Altitude: 2000-2600
  Localities: Sispara
   
 
   
 
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