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  Psiadia ceylanica var. ceylanica
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Psiadia ceylanica (Arn.) Grierson, Ceyl. J. Sci. Biol. 10: 52. 1972, var. ceylanica; Hajra in Hajra et al., Fl. India 12: 137. 1995. Solidago ceylanica Arn., Nov. Acta Phys. Med. Acad. Caes. Leop. Carol. Nat. Cur. 18: 347. 1836. Microglossa zeylanica (Arn.) Benth. in Benth. & Hook. f., Gen. Pl. 2: 282. 1873; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 257. 1881; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 681(479). 1921.
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  Description: Shrubs, erect, 1-3 m tall, branches grooved, whitish pubescent when young. Leaves narrowly lanceolate, serrulate or entire at margin, 7.5-10.0 cm long, hoary beneath, petioles 6-8 mm long. Heads ca 3 mm across, many, small, crowded on branches of spreading corymbs. Involucral bracts broadly linear, obtuse, very small. Ligules short, suberect. Achenes ca 1 mm long, angled, hairy. Pappus red, ca 2.5 mm long, twice as long as achenes.
  Habit: Shrub
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  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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