The genus Inula (Asteraceae) in India by Shweta Shekhar, Arun K. Pandey* and Arne A. Anderberg1 Rheedea Vol. 23(2) 113-127 2013:
Abstract– A revision of Inula L. in India is provided based on field studies, and examination of herbarium collections. Twelve species of Inula are recognized in India: I. acuminata, I. britannica, I. clarkei, I. falconeri, I. hookeri, I. kalapani, I. macrosperma, I. obtusifolia, I. orientalis, I. racemosa, I. rhizocephala and I. royleana, of which two are endemic, I. kalapani and I. macrosperma. A key to the Indian species, descriptions and illustrations are provided along with data on flowering and fruiting, distribution, habitat, chromosome number, and ethnobotanical uses.
Species with description & pictures in Flowers of India as on 8.1.14:
Species with distribution in annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal :
Inula barbata Wall. ex DC.(syn. of Inula orientalis)
Inula cappa (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) DC.(syn. of Duhaldea cappa)
Inula cuspidata (DC.) C. B. Clarke(syn. of Duhaldea cuspidata)
Inula eupatorioides DC.(syn. of Duhaldea eupatorioides (DC.) Steetz)
Inula hookeri C. B. Clarke
Inula nervosa Wall. ex DC. (syn. of Duhaldea nervosa)
Inula obtusifolia Kerner
Inula racemosa Hook. f.
Inula rubricaulis (DC.) C. B. Clarke (syn. of Duhaldea rubricaulis (DC.) Anderb. )
Traditional Medicines for Modern Times: Antidiabetic Plants edited by Amala Soumyanath (2005)
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Used in Nepal, Tibet and Trans-Himalayan Region By Kamal Krishna Joshi, Sanu Devi Joshi
Inula & Duhaldea : 1 post by 1 author.
Thanks to Dr. Pandey & Dr. Shekhar for revising Inula as below:
The genus Inula (Asteraceae) in Indiaby Shweta Shekhar, Arun K. Pandey* and Arne A. Anderberg1 Rheedea Vol. 23(2) 113-127 2013
Attempts have been made to incorporate most of thespecies available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible.
Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.
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Inula page (Asteraceae (Compositae)) with images of species in efloraofindia : 1 post by 1 author.
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