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pen-ta-NEE-muh
— Greek: penta (five), nema (thread)…
Dave’s Botanary
IN-dih-kum or in-DEE-kum — of or from IndiaDave’s Botanary
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commonly known as
: Indian pentanema • Gujarati: સોનસળી sonsali • Hindi: बिछलू bichhloo • Kannada: ಮೂಗುತಿ ಸೊಪ್ಪು muguti soppu • Marathi: सोनकाडी sonkadi • Nepali: पहेँलो झुरझुरि pahenlo jhurjhuri • Tamil: ஜிமிக்கிப்பூ jimikki-p-pu, மூக்குத்திப்பூண்டு mukkutti-p-puntu • Telugu: అడవి ప్రొద్దుతిరుగుడు adavi proddu-tirugudu
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Native to: s China, Indian subcontinent, Indo-China, tropical Africa
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A slender, erect, rigid, 30-90 cm high herb, upper portion with spreading branches. Leaves sessile or shortly petioled, 2-5 cm long, lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, entire or serrate, base broad. Heads 0.6-2 cm in diameter, on slender, spreading peduncles. Flowers orange-yellow. Achenes sparsely hairy.
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Please validate the id of the plant previously posted in eflora and identified by … details of which are as follows:
Date : 01/09/2005                                                           
Location :Alagarkoil Silambar valley
Altitude :1050 ft
Habitat :wild Reserve forest
Habit :herb
Height :less than a foot
Leaves :
Flowers :central head with surrounding ray florets
Fruits : not seen

Yes, this is Pentanema indicum.. nice upload..


Yes. Previously known as Vicoa indica.



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Pentanema indicum (L.) Y. Ling
pen-ta-NEE-muh — Greek: penta (five), nema (thread)… Dave’s Botanary
IN-dih-kum or in-DEE-kum — of or from IndiaDave’s Botanary
commonly known as: Indian pentanema • Gujarati: સોનસળી sonsali • Hindi: बिछलू bichhloo • Kannada: ಮೂಗುತಿ ಸೊಪ್ಪು muguti soppu • Marathi: सोनकाडी sonkadi • Nepali: पहेँलो झुरझुरि pahenlo jhurjhuri • Tamil: ஜிமிக்கிப்பூ jimikki-p-pu, மூக்குத்திப்பூண்டு mukkutti-p-puntu • Telugu: అడవి ప్రొద్దుతిరుగుడు adavi proddu-tirugudu
Native to: s China, Indian subcontinent, Indo-China, tropical Africa
References: Flowers of IndiaFlora of ChinaIndia Net ZoneNPGS / GRINENVIS – FRLHT
at Gorakhgad on 08 JAN 11


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Asteraceae Fortnight Part I-Radiate Heads: Pentanema indicum from Chakrata- NS 44 : Attachments (6).  3 posts by 2 authors.
This composite herb was shot from Chakrata region.. Pentanema indicum

Yes … Nice photographs


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This one is Pentanema indicum (Linn.) Y. Ling, Act. Phytotax. Sin. 10: 179, 1965; Vicoa indica (Linn.) DC., Wt. Contrib. Bot. Ind. 10, 1834
A slender, erect, rigid, 30-90 cm high herb, upper portion with spreading branches. Leaves sessile or shortly petioled, 2-5 cm long, lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, entire or serrate, base broad. Heads 0.6-2 cm in diameter, on slender, spreading peduncles. Flowers orange-yellow. Achenes sparsely hairy.
Photographed from Chakrata in September 2011

Yes … We had photographed this from Morni also.


Yes Sir, I have not included pics from Morni.


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Asteraceae Fortnight Part I-Radiate Heads: Pentanema indicum?? from Morni- NS 45 : Attachments (6 + 4). 4 posts by 2 authors.
This delicate herb was shot from Morni Hills in Haryana… this is a Pentanema sp., should this again be Pentanema indicum?? as uploaded in my previous mail.. please correct me if wrong..


Found these pics too in my collection from Chakrata, which indicate this to be Pentanema indicum..


Yes …, earlier Vicoa indica.


 

Came across this herb at “Gorewada Nagpur”.
Bot.name: Pentanema indicum
Maratji name: sonkadi
Family: Asteraceae
 

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Asteraceae Fortnight Part 1-Radiate Heads: Pentanema indicum (L.) Y. Ling from Chakrata and Morni-GS108 : Attachments (6). 1 post by 1 author.
Pentanema indicum (L.) Y. Ling
Syn: Vicoa indica (L.) DC; Inula indica L
Photographed from Chakrata and Morni


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Pentanema and Morinda : 2 posts by 2 authors.

I am looking for two plants
Pentanema indicum
Morinda pubescens
Can anyone please guide me as to where can i get them from. if anyone has seen the plants somewhere in North India, pls guide me.
Pentanema has been reported by some of the members in Pune, Maharashtra and Jharkhand.

Pentanema indicum is very common in Morni Hills, which are I think very near to your place.. hope you are able to find this..



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Wild Flower For ID : Asteraceae : Jim Corbett,Uttarakhand : 070614 : AK-18 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1 + 1).
Small yellow flowers seen by the roadside on 19/5/14.
Seem to be Asteraceae Species.
Kindly id.

This should be Pentanema indicum (L.) Ling


Thanks a lot for a prompt id of my wild flower.


Is the stem hollow?


This was seen by the roadside where we stopped for a short while. I did not check any details.
Found one more picture in my other camera, the flower shape & leaves do match with … id.
Adding the picture.


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ANNOV12 Asteraceae for identification : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)

Nelliyampathy, Kerala
6th November 2014


This can be Pentanema indicum


Yes it is Pentanema indicum [=Vicoa indica]


Yes agree with Pentanema indicum



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Herb for ID, Telangana, NAW-JAN15-09 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Kindly identify this weedy herb with yellow flowers, photographed at an orchard near Vikarabad about 50 kms west of Hyderabad, in February 2015.
Herb about 40-50 in height. Flower about 8-10 mm wide.

This is Pentanema indicum


Yes, Vicoa indica ..



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Talegaon Dabhade Pune
Dec 2015
Requesting to Id this wild plant with yellow flowers

please check Pentanema indicum


Thank you for the Id. It matches well with Pentanema indicum



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Flower for Id- ID19052016SH1 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Id of a flower pl.
Location -Great Rann of Kutch
Date – December 2010

Thanks, … Any other pictures ?


Sorry, … Only one picture.


check for Pentanemae indica


Thanks … yes, it seems to be Pentanemae indica.



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Pentanema indicum
A common Herb in Hilly areas on the outskirts of Pune

More likely Pentanema vestita.


On perusal of all threads in efi, to me it appears to be matching with images of Pentanema indicum (L.) Ling only

Yes it is Pentanema indicum


Let it be Amazon Canada like last time


 


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Vicoa cernua from Satpura – NSD 12 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Vicoa cernua from Satpura


Thanks, …, It appears to be Pentanema indicum (L.) Ling



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Asteraceae Fortnight Part 1-Radiate Heads: Verbesina encelioides from Panchkula-GS107 : Attachments (3). 5 posts by 3 authors.
Verbesina encelioides photographed from Mornia and Chakrata area.


These are of Pentanema indicum (L.) Ling  


Yes …, Pentanema indicum


This was already clarified in the thread itself, with correct images of  Verbesina encelioides in the subsequent post in the same thread.


Correct images of Pentanema indicum (L.) Y. Ling in subsequent post
efi thread


Here are the correct ones. 3 images.


Verbesina encelioides
Native of USA naturalized elsewhere.


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Pentanema indicum:   Pentanema indicum
Local marathi name : Sonkadi
Yesterday at Kanakeshwar, Alibag



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16042011GS2 a composite from Morni hills for ID:
photographed from open hillside, alt. 1200 m, on April 9, 2011; some what ascending, branched plant with simple, rigid, linear-lanceolate to linear-oblong leaves with clasping base; heads about 12-15 mm across, radiate, yellow.


– This is Pentanema indicum (L.) Ling  Syn. Vicoa indica (L.) DC.


– It is Takla i.e. Vicoa. Here is Hindi article on this plant. टकला, चने की इल्ली और जैविक खेती कर रहे किसान http://kisanokeliye.blogspot.com/



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Alagarkoil flora 17072012 TBN 1 for id: Please identify this plant details of which are as follows:

Date : 01/09/2005
Location :Alagarkoil Silambar valley
Altitude :approx 1050 ft
Habitat :wild rf
Habit :herb
Height :presumably less than a foot
Leaves :do not know
Flowers :as seen
Fruits :not seen
Local name :do not know

It is Pentanema indicum (Vicoa indica), I think.


Thanks for your id. I am sorry for not including leaves in the photograph which I understand are also diagnostic.



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ID: 1 correct image as above.
Kindly Id this plant.
date/time: Octobert 2011
location: Near Nagpur
habitat: Wild
plant habit: —
height:about 1feet
leaves:—
other info: growing among the green grasses

Pentanema indicum: Asteraceae family



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Plant for ID : Zarwani Forest, Gujarat : 03JAN20 : AK-3 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Asteraceae plant seen in Zarwani Forest area in Nov.
Pentanema indicum suggested by …


To me also appears close to Pentanema indicum as per comparative images at Pentanema


Need help with yellow-flowered annual id (dandelion?) : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4)
Bhopal; black soil; 24/10/2020

All images same position. It would have been better if you could have posted side view of flower, lower leaves and habitat images for quick ID.


Pentanema indicum


I agree with …


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Identify pulicaria sp?: 3 images.
Habitat:- Grow waste lands & agri field as a weeds

Habit:- Herb
Leaves:- Alternately arranged stalkless leaves are oblong, toothed, velvety, leaves are smaller towards the top.
Date:- 04/11/2021
Loc:- Samadpuriya, Bundi Rajasthan


Pentanema indicum



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