Images by Alka Khare, Satish Phadke (ID by Radha Veach), Gurcharan Singh, Raju Das (ID by Satish Pardesi), Balkar Singh (ID by Nidhan Singh), Anurag Sharma and Sourav Mahmud (Inserted by Gurcharan Singh) (Please click links to see details and more images).

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ver-NON-ee-uh — named for William Vernon, English botanistDave’s Botanary
el-ee-ag-ne-FOH-lee-uh — having foliage resembling Elaeagnus Dave’s Botanary

commonly known as: curtain creeper, vernonia creeper • Hindi: पर्दा बेल parda bel

¿ Native to: Indo-China ?; cultivated elsewhere 

 
 

 

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– also known as curtain plant.


 

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plant from Digha , request for ID: location – Amaraboti Park , Digha , West Bengal 


this is Vernonia elaegnifolia
Curtain creeper


 

 

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It seems to be Vernonia elaeagnifolia, Curtain creeper


 

 

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Vernonia elaeagnifolia DC. 
ver-NON-ee-uh — named for William Vernon, English botanistDave’s Botanary
el-ee-ag-ne-FOH-lee-uh — having foliage resembling Elaeagnus Dave’s Botanary
commonly known as: curtain creeper, vernonia creeper • Hindi: पर्दा बेल parda bel
¿ Native to: Indo-China ?; cultivated elsewhere
References: Flowers of IndiaDave’s Garden  
in Thane gardens


Thanks … for this good upload


 

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Asteraceae Fortnight Part 2-Discoid heads : 070613 ARK-08 : Vernonia elaeagnifolia from Mumbai – April 2013 : Attachments (3).  3 posts by 2 authors.

Attached are pictures of Vernonia elaeagnifolia captured in a cultivated garden in Mumbai in April 2013
Requested to please confirm ID.


Nice photographs …


 

 

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These are the close up pictures of the plant with drooping branches Often planted on walls.


Vernonia elaeagnifolia, curtain creeper


 

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Asteraceae Fortnight Part 2-Discoid heads: Vernonia elliptica? or V. elaeagnifolia? from Delhi -GS63 : Attachments (3). 3 posts by 2 authors.

Not very sure whether to call it V. elliptica as uploaded by …

or Vernonia elaeagnifolia uploaded by …

Would be happy to know the true identity. Is very commonly grown in Delhi.


I think this looks more like Vernonia elaeagnifolia


Thanks …


 

 

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Date: 23-01-2011/ Ele:180 m
Location- Kokrajhar,Assam
Habitat- Wild
Plant Habit-  Climber (woody)
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 8-10X4-5 cm
Inflorescence Type/ Size- as seen in photos
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-purple,,
as seen in photo (4-5cm)
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- not found
Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- no idea 


–  it is Vernonia elliptica DC. in Wt., Contrib. Ind. 5, 1834; Singh et al, Fl. Mah. St. 2: 267 2001; Yadav & Sardesai, Fl. Kolhapur Dist. 259, 2002.
Synonyms: Vernonia elaeagnifolia DC. Prodr. 5: 22, 1836; Hook f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 237, 1881; Almeida, Fl. Mah. 3: 145, 2001.
Common names: Curtain plant.


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15022012 BS-3 Hedge plant for id from a Park in Maihar MP: (7 pictures)

Hedge plant for id from a Park in Maihar MP
Shot on 16-1-12
Flowers not opened and small less than 0.5 cm
Leaves simple about 3-5 cm


To me this looks like Vernonia elliptica...

Surely looks like Vernonia elliptica as … suggested.


 

 

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Is this some Asteraceae plant? : 7 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4).  
lalbagh botanical garden
Bangalore
7th April


It is common cultivated Vernonia climber.

Vernonia species in India & eFI with some keys 


Tarlmounia elliptica (DC.) “H.Rob., S.C.Keeley, Skvarla & R.Chan” (= Vernonia elaeagnifolia DC) 


Mostly Vernonia elaeagnifolia


 

 

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Climber ID from Bangladesh SM067 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3).

Habit: Climber

habitat: garden

Location: Dhaka 


This is the Curtain CreeperTarlmounia elliptica (DC.) H. Rob., S.C. Keeley, Skvarla & R. Chan. Popular synonym: Vernonia elaeagnifolia DC. [Asteraceae].


 

 

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Fwd: : 2 posts by 2 authors.
please help me to identify this climber..


Vernonia elaeagnifolia


  

 

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Vernonia elaeagnifolia (Plant identified) : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)- 1 MB each. 
These are slides of Vernonia elaeagnifolia prepared by me

Wonderful details, … What is KCAG? 


K – calyx

C – corolla
A – androecium
G – gynoecium 

 
 
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