Images by Anurag N Sharma (Id by E S Santhosh Kumar & Sunilkumar Muhamma):

ANNOV13 Asteraceae for identification : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)

Nelliyampathy, Kerala
6th November 2014

Phyllocephalum sp

Phyllocephalum species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available)

Phyllocephalum indicum


Phyllocephalum scabridum,: 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Phyllocephalum scabridum.
growing close to Eravikulam WLS, Munnar, Kerala, in the Nilgiris
First week of October 2018

I think this should be Phyllocephalum indicum (Less.) K.Kirkman as per images herein.

I am attaching some information regarding Phyllocephalum indicum (Less.) K.Kirkman


Please identify this herb from Kannur district of Kerala. 7/2/21

Phyllocephalum sp

Resembles Blainviellea acmella


Thanks, …,
I looked for species found in the area in the Flora of Peninsular India and GBIF.
The Closest I can go is Phyllocephalum indicum (Less.) K.Kirkman only, as per images and details herein.
Looks different from others as per


ID KANNUR 22821:
Please identify this herb from Kannur district of Kerala. 22/8/21

Images are not clear.
Pl. post sent close up images to see the details of calyx etc.
May be Phyllocephalum indicum (Less.) K.Kirkman (most likely) or Phyllocephalum scabridum (DC.) K.Kirkman


166 ID wild plant:

Please ID wild plant,
Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, (Kochi) Kerala PIN:686671
Altitude: 1400fsl
Flower date: 19.09.2021, 02.55pm
Habitat: wild moisture
Plant habit: under shrub, erect, branches, weak fleshy stem 06mm diameter, hairy, annual
Height: 03.5 feet
Leaves: soft, alternate, oblong, apex, toothed margins, hairy, winged petiole, size:12×5cm or less
Flower: semi globular racemose, clustered, diameter:20mm, fragrance
Fruit: ovate, rigid, white, size:2.5×1.5mm
Seed: brown, single, ovate, size:2.5×1.5mm
Camera: mobile Samsung Galaxy A21s ko

Phyllocephalum ??

Yes, it is Phyllocephalum scabridum, dear …, thank you very much for ID my plant,

I think maybe Phyllocephalum indicum (Less.) K.Kirkman as per images herein.

Yes, it is dear …, thank you very much for ID my plant.

Yes, it is P. indicum (Less.), dear …, thank you very much for ID my plant,



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