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ver-NON-ee-uh — named for William Vernon, English botanistDave’s Botanary
IN-dih-kuh or in-DEE-kuh — of or from IndiaDave’s Botanary

commonly known as: Indian vernonia

¿ Endemic to: western peninsular India ?

 
 


Shrubs, 1-2 m high, usually not branching; stems white-wooly. Leaves to 12 x 5 cm, elliptic, acute at base and apex, serrate, glabrous above, densely white-tomentose below; nerves 6-8 pairs, raised below, reticulate. Heads many, 8 x 5 mm, globose, in panicled cymes; bracts unequal, oblong, obtuse, cottony-hairy. Flowers 5-10; corolla to 7 mm long, pink, glabrous. Achenes 2 mm long, strongly ribbed, glandular; pappus outer setaceous or absent; inner 6 mm long, setaceous, yellow.

Flowering and fruiting: October-December
Grasslands

Western Ghats 
 



 

 

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Vernonia indica Wall. ex C.B.Clarke 
ver-NON-ee-uh — named for William Vernon, English botanistDave’s Botanary
IN-dih-kuh or in-DEE-kuh — of or from IndiaDave’s Botanary
commonly known as: Indian vernonia
¿ Endemic to: western peninsular India ?
References: Flowers of IndiaFurther Flowers of Sahyadri by Shrikant Ingalhalikar 
at Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary on 05 NOV 11


Thanks for this interesting upload



Asteraceae Week (Part II – Discoid heads) ::Vernonia Indica at Harishchandragad :: PKA4: : : : Attachments (1).

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This herb was seen at “Harishchandragad (30-11-2009).
Bot. name: Vernonia Indica
Family: Asteraceae


 

  
 

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