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  Anaphalis travancorica
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Anaphalis travancorica W. W. Smith, Rec. Bot. Surv. Ind. 4: 284. 1911; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 695(489). 1921; P.C. Pant in Hajra et al., Fl. India 13: 76. 1995; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 38. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 162. 1999.
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  Description: Leaves 5-6 x 1 cm, elliptic to oblanceolate, apex acute, dense wooly. Heads 6 mm across, white with yellowish centre, collected in terminal corymbs. Bisexual flowers plenty, central; corolla broader; female flowers 30-40; corolla tube 3 mm, slender, glabrous. Achenes 1 mm, brown, papillose; pappus 3 mm long.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-February
  District(s): Idukki, Kollam
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  Habitat: Rocky slopes and grasslands
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 2100-2500
  Localities: Pothumala, Kanthaloor forests
   
 
   
 
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