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  Kleinia grandiflora
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Kleinia grandiflora (Wall. ex DC.) Rani in Matthew, Fl. Tamil Nadu Carnatic 2: 801. 1983; R. Mathur in Hajra et al., Fl. India 13: 226.1995. Notonia grandiflora Wall. ex DC. in Guill., Arch. Bot. (Paris) 2: 518. 1833 & in Wight, Contrib. 24. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 336. 1881; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 717(504). 1921; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 156. 1988; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 9. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 252. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 40. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 168. 1999. Notonia corymbosa DC., Prodr. 6:442.1838.
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  Description: Subshrubs; branchlets angled above. Leaves alternate, to 14 x 8 cm, obovate to oblanceolate, base cuneate, apex obtuse, entire. Corymbs terminal. Heads homogamous, cylindric, 1.5 cm. Florets to 2.5 cm long; corolla cream or yellowish, tube to 18 mm. Achene linear or oblong, to 5.5 mm, ribbed; pappus 1.5 cm.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-May
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Scrub jungles
  Distribution: South India, Nepal and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Vazhachal, Athiyodai, Damsite
   
 
   
 
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