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  Anaphalis lawii
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Anaphalis lawii (Hook. f.) Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 696(489). 1921; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 225. 1984; P.C. Pant in Hajra et al., Fl. India 13: 66. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 35. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 245. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 37. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 193. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 162. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 166. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 276. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 458. 2009. Anaphalis oblonga DC. var. lawii Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 283. 1881.
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  Description: Branched herbs, stem white wooly. Leaves 4-5 x 0.7 cm, oblong, apex acute, base amplexicaule. Heads 4 x 4 mm, in densely branched corymbose cymes; bracts 3-seriate, 3-4 mm long, elliptic, acute, dentate at apex; brown at lower part; outer ones wooly. Bisexual flowers 5-7, central; corolla 2.5 mm long, white, 5-toothed at apex. Achenes 1 mm long, cylindrical, scaly, brown.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands and on rocky slopes
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
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  Altitude:
  Localities: Karimala Hills, Puthankadukka, Kalvarimala, Karimala, Kakki hills
   
 
   
 
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