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  Anaphalis subdecurrens
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Anaphalis subdecurrens (DC.) Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 695(489). 1921; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 148. 1988; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 252. 1994; P.C. Pant in Hajra et al., Fl. India 13: 75. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 35. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 37. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 194. 1998. Gnaphalium subdecurrens DC. in Wight, Contrib. 21. 1834. Anaphalis oblonga DC., Prodr. 6: 274. 1838; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 283. 1881.
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  Description: Erect herbs; stems densely covered with smocky wool. Leaves simple, 3-6 x 0.6-1 cm, oblanceolate, acute, 1-veined, sessile. Heads 3 x 6 mm, sessile, collected in terminal congested cymes; bracts 3 mm long, elliptic, entire, acute with solid lower portion; outer ones wooly. Female flowers many; corolla yellow, slender, glabrous. Bisexual flowers 4-6, central; corolla broader. Achenes brown, papillose; pappus 2 mm long, white.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-March
  District(s): Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  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
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  Altitude: 1000-2400
  Localities: Mangaladevi, Kanthaloor forests, Sispara, Old Devicolam, Ponmudi, Chemungi
   
 
   
 
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