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  Adenoon indicum
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Adenoon indicum Dalz. in Hook.'s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 344. 1850; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 229. 1881; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 668(470). 1921; Uniyal in Hajra et al., Fl. India 13: 331.1995; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 357. 1997.
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  Description: Herbs, erect; stems terete, spreading hairy, angled. Leaves simple, 8.5 x 4.5 cm,obovate-elliptic-rhomboid, margins irregularly serrate, serrations ending in mucro, thick, hairy on both the surfaces, prominently nerved beneath. Heads pedunculate, bracteate at the forks and below the heads; bracts linear-lanceolate, almost awned at the tip. Involucral bracts many-seriate, glandular-hairy on the back, aristate; outer elliptic, ovate-lanceolate, ca 5.5 mm long; inner oblong-elliptic, ca 8.5 mm long, ciliate on the margins in the upper half, thinner, distinctly nerved. Achenes ca 2.5 mm long, 10-ribbed, glandular between the ribs. Pappus absent.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Malappuram, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Arikode
   
 
   
 
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