Blumea hieraciifolia (D. Don) DC., “Wight, Contr. Bot. India 15. 1834” 15 1834. (syn: Baccharis auriculata Wall. ex DC.; Blumea cernua DC.; Blumea chinensis Walp. (ambiguous synonym); Blumea crinita Steetz (ambiguous synonym); Blumea hieracifolia var. holosericea Benth.; Blumea spinellosa DC.; Conyza communis Wall.; Conyza natans Buch.-Ham. ex Hook. fil.; Conyza necessaria Buch.-Ham. ex DC.; Conyza nutans Wall.; Conyza nutans Wall. ex DC.; Placus sericans Kuntze);
China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang), Taiwan, Ryukyu Isl. (Yaeyama Isl.), Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin, Mandalay, Mon, Sagaing), Philippines (Luzon, Mindanao), Java, Sri Lanka, Palau Isl. (Babeldaob), India (widespread, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Assam, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Darjeeling), Nepal, Bangladesh, ?New Guinea as per Catalogue of Life;

SK467 31 MAR-2017:ID : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (9)
Location: Nagarkot, Nepal 

Date : 31 March 2017

Altitude : 6500 ft.

Appears close to Blumea species to me.

Pl. check with comparative images at Blumea. Also check with images at Blumea aromatica DC.

Thank you for the ID.  Blumea aromatica Wall. ex DC. (accepted name)

I think more close to images at Blumea hieraciifolia

Location: Soureni, Mirik, India
Date: 21 April 2017
Altitude: 4400 ft.

Does not matches with illustration or specimen at

Keys are available at

I think close to Blumea hieraciifolia as per images, details and references herein.

Validation required for the variety of Blumea hieracifolia (D. Don) DC. from Himachal. Kindly guide me over this. I am confused between var. hieracifolia and var. hamiltoni (DC.) C.B. Clarke.

I think it should be var. hieraciolia only.

var. hamiltonii I think has only one or two very distant cauline leaves and heads in more condensed fascicles:

MS April,2016/08 Herb(Asteraceae) for id : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Location : Tawi, Mizoram
Altitude : ca. 1,500 m.
Date : 30/03/2016
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild

It may be Blumea hieracifolia of Asteraceae







Blumea axillaris (Lam.) DC. ??? : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)

Location: Suryabinayak, Nepal  
Date: 7 January 2018
Elevation: 4600 ft.
SynBlumea mollis (D. Don) Merr.  ???

Looks different. Pl. check other species at

Looks like matching with and Link but I could not validate !

I think it is close to Blumea oxyodonta as per images, details and references herein.

Looks different from images at Blumea lacera

On further scrutiny, I think it appears more closer to Blumea malcolmii rather than Blumea oxyodonta as per images, details and references in these links.

On further scrutiny, I will like to go with Blumea hieraciifolia (D. Don) DC. only, as per images, details and references herein.


SK58AUG1-2016:ID : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Gamochaeta pensylvanica ??

Enclosing some pictures for identification shot on 30 July 2016 at the Phedi Nagarkot Bhaktapur at 5500 ft.

I think it does not match with images at Gamochaeta pensylvanica

Blumea hieraciifolia (D. Don) DC.



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