Kleinia grandiflora (wallich ex DC.) N.Rani, 801 1983. (Syn: Cacalia grandiflora Wall. [Invalid]; Notonia grandiflora DC.; Senecio grandiflorus (DC.); Senecio indicus Backer);

by Anurag N Sharma (Id by Vijayasankar Raman), Pravin Kawale (id by Shrikant Ingalhalikar), P. Santhan (Inserted by J.M.Garg), B. Rathinasabapathy (Id by N Muthu Karthick), T Badri Narayanan (Id by Vijayasankar Raman & N Muthu Karthick) & N Muthu Karthick (Id by Vijayasankar Raman) (For more images & complete details,
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‘Maan Sevi’ meaning ‘Ear of Deer’, and also called Tael Kadipoondu; ‘Vander Roti’ ‘वांदर रोटी’ in Marathi;

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.       

Flowering and fruiting: August-May     
Scrub jungles     
South India, Nepal and Sri Lanka

in Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve at Tirunelveli district in TN– 28/08/2009; An Asteraceae member. – indiantreepix | Google Groups

Alagarkoil flora 08062012 TBN 1 For id:

Please id the following ? succulent; Detail are as follows:
Date 25/3/11
Location: Alagarkoil, Periaaruvi valley
Coordinates: N10 08 471
E 78 14 853
Altitude :1145 ft
Habitat: wild
Habit: small tree
Flower and leaf: in photo.

did this plant have any beige or light tan 1 to 1.5 cms light tan berries/fruits?

I am sorry. I did not see any fruits. Shall do so next visit.

This may be Kleinia grandiflora (= Notonia g.) of Asteraceae.
Tamil name: கண்ணாடிக்கள்ளி Kannaadikkalli, முயல் காது இலை Muyal kaadhu ilai (meaning rabbit’s ears in allusion to the shape of leaf)

Yes this is Kleinia grandiflora of Compositae



180612 BRS381:  

Pl. find the attached file contain photo for id. request.
Location: NBNP Garden, Anaikatti, Coimbatore
Date: 15.06.12
Habitat: Garden
Habit: herb

To me it seems some Kleinia species.

Kleinia grandiflora of Asteraceae.

Tamil name: Maan sevi; Muyal kaadhu


Kleinia grandiflora (wallich ex DC.) N.Rani. : Attachments (2). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Kleinia grandiflora (Wallich ex DC.) N.Rani. (= Notonia grandiflora DC.); Fam – Asteraceae

Near Hosur, Krishnagiri Dt, Tamilnadu
shrub, succulent, vegetative, 800m altitude

Nice photographs



Identify this plant please (iii) : 6 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (10).
Found in Bangalore
3rd May 2014

Kleinia grandiflora.

For me also it is Kleinia grandiflora.

Yes it is Kleinia grandiflora = Notonia grandiflora



ID Euphorbia sp. : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

Id please another Euphorbia sp.
At Nallamala Forest, Srisailam, AP
25 march,2015

This is not Euphorbiaceae though there are resemblances in stem. This is Kleinia grandiflora of Asteraceae, flowers clearly show a receptacle and florets in a composit head.

Agree with …,

Kleinia grandiflora occasional at dry tracts of peninsular India.


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