Soliva anthemifolia (Juss.) Sweet (Images by Nidhan Singh, Gurcharan Singh, Iram Mujahid, D S Rawat & Carolyn Lowry (Id by Nidhan Singh) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more photos & complete details, click on the links))

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Soliva sessilis Ruiz & Pav. (Images by Iram Mujahid (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links)) 

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Comparison photos of Soliva anthemifolia and Soliva pterosperma reported from Pakistan ..hope these are helpful for better understanding.. Thank you


Thanks, … I think larger one is Soliva pterosperma here.


no Sir smaller one is Soliva pterosperma and larger is anthemifolia


Thanks, … What about achenes ?


lobed achinal wings are of Soliva pterosperma and corky margins are of S. anthemifolia.. Spine (style which becomes hard at maturity) of S. pterosperma is sharp and hard while of S. anthemifolia is soft and harmeless.


Pl. go through Soliva (‎‎‎‎‎Asteraceae (Compositae)‎) page with images of species (done by me) in efloraofindia.

If you find any mis-identification, pl. let us know. If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), if any, it will be really nice.

Also, if anybody is interested to take up the activity of inserting images on efloraofindia pages from efloraofindia posts, pl. let us know.


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