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  Blumea lanceolaria var. lanceolaria
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Blumea lanceolaria (Roxb.) Druce, Bot. Soc. Exch. Club. Brit. Isles 4: 609. 1917, var. lanceolaria; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 227. 1984; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 189. 1995; S. Kumar in Hajra et al., Fl. India 13: 130. 1995; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 247. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 363. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 196. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 167. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 371. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 462. 2009. Conyza lanceolaria Roxb., Fl. Ind. 3: 432. 1832. Blumea myriocephala DC., Prodr. 5: 445. 1836; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 269. 1881. Blumea wallichii Clarke, Comp. Ind. 87. 1876.
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  Description: Subshrubs, branchlets pubescent. Leaves clustered towards the apex of branches, 14-18 x 3-5 cm, oblanceolate or lanceolate, apex acuminate, base attenuate, distantly serrate or subentire, glabrescent, lateral nerves ca. 10 pairs. Heads 8 mm across, in large terminal pyramidal panicles, phyllaries pubescent. Receptacle pilose. Achenes ribbed, hairy.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 500-700
  Localities: Poringal, Mavadi, Karappara, Koomanpara, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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