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  Anaphalis aristata
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Anaphalis aristata DC., Prodr. 6: 274. 1838; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 285. 1881; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 696(489). 1921; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 147. 1988; P.C. Pant in Hajra et al., Fl. India 13: 55. 1995; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 37. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 193. 1998; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 275. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 458. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Panjichedi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Slender annual herbs; younger stems cottony wooly. Leaves simple, 2-4 x 0.3 cm, acuminate at apex, narrowed from a broad amplexicaule or cordate base, 1-nerved, scabrous above. Heads 3 x 3 mm, hemispherical, collected in terminal dense clusters; bracts 4 mm long, spreading, elliptic, acute, wooly, solid at base. Bisexual flowers central, 5 or 6. Corolla 2.5 mm long, broader above. Female flowers many. Corolla 1.5 mm long, slender. Achenes cylindrical, brown, papillose; pappus 2 mm long, white.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-April
  District(s): Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Palakkad, Wayanad, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands in moist locations
  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:
  Altitude: 1150-2350
  Localities: Mangaladevi, Anginda, Kakki hills
   
 
   
 
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