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  Anaphalis barnesii
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Anaphalis barnesii C.E.C. Fisch., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1939: 249. 1939; P.C. Pant in Hajra et al., Fl. India 13: 55. 1995.
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  Description: Herbs upto 75 cm high, woody below, sparsely branched; stems brown, striate. Leaves lanceolate, erect and adpressed, recurved at margins, 1-1.3 x 0.5 cm, surfaces greyish tomentose. Heads 0.6-1 cm in diam., sessile or peduncled; peduncle ca 6 mm long. Involucral bracts 5-6-seriate; outermost white with a brown median stripe on lower half and white with greenish or olivaceous marking on upper half; ovate, densely long silky tomentose on the back; inner spathulate, obtuse or subacute. Marginal florets yellow, ca 2.5 mm long, 4-toothed. Disc florets with slender corolla, slightly swollen at base and expanded at mouth, toothed. Achenes narrowly oblong, ca 1.5 mm long, truncate at apex, faintly and bluntly 4-angled, glabrous. Pappus hairs white, bristly.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
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  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats (Kerala)
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Kerala
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
  Altitude: -2350
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