Melanoseris macrantha (C. B. Clarke) N. Kilian & J. W. Zhang,  Z.-Y. Wu & P. H. Raven, Fl. China 20-21:219. 2011 (Syn: (≡) Chaetoseris macrantha (C. B. Clarke) C. Shih; (≡) Cicerbita macrantha (C. B. Clarke) Beauverd; (≡) Lactuca macrantha C. B. Clarke (basionym)) as per GRIN;

by Nidhan Singh, Balkar Singh & Prashant Awale (Id by Balkar Singh) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details,
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As per efi thread :

Lactuca macrantha (syn. of Chaetoseris macrantha) is a species restricted to Sikkim at altitudes of 10-14000 ft. in Sikkim Himalayas. It belongs to a section in which outer involucre bracts are longer than inner, whereas L. hastata (Syn. Chaetoseris hastata) belongs to a section where outer bracts are shorter than inner. Also plants of L. macrantha are much shorter scarcely excceding 50 cm, here it is much taller;




Cicerbita macrantha from Govindghat Ghangriya Trail
pls validate

Very good capture … Nice to see another species.



VOF Week: Herb for ID: along Govindghat-Ghangaria route..: Seen this herb along Govindghat-Ghangaria route. Date/Time: 10-08-2012 / 09:50AM.

Flowers only can help. May not turn out to be some Sonchus sp.

Cicerbita macrantha i think




Asteraceae Fortnight Part 3-Ligulate heads: Cicerbita macrantha from VOF-NS 3 : Attachments (6). 5 posts by 4 authors.

This one was identified as Cicerbita macrantha (C.B. Clarke) Beauv. pics were recorded from Gobind Ghat-Ghanghariya Trek last year.. please revalidate/resuggest..

Thanks … for beautiful upload.