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  Blumea membranacea var. jacquemontii
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Blumea membranacea Wall. ex DC. var. jacquemontii (Hook. f.) Randeria, Blumea 10: 271.1960; S. Kumar in Hajra et al., Fl. India 13:135.1995; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 196. 1998. Blumea jacquemontii Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 265. 1881; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 688(484). 1921. Blumea kingii Clarke ex Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 265. 1881. Blumea obovata Clarke, Comp. Ind. 7: 1876 non DC. 1836.
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  Description: Herbs to 1 m high; stem covered with simple and glandular hairs. Leaves 10-15 x 3-4 cm, elliptic, acute at either ends, margins lyrate-serrate, decurrent along petiole; petiole to 5 cm long. Heads 8 x 10 mm, pedunculate, in large terminal panicles with pubescent branches; bracts 8 x 0.5 mm, linear-oblong, acute, glabrous; outer smaller. Bisexual corolla 6 mm long; lobes acute, glabrous; female corolla smaller. Achenes 1.5 mm long, ribbed, hairy.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shady places in forests
  Distribution: India
  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: -1500
  Localities: Anakuthivayal
   
 
   
 
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