Common name: Butter Daisy, Melampodium, Gold Medallion Flower, Star Daisy

Asteraceae Fortnight Part I-Radiate Heads: For id from near Shilling- NS 40 : Attachments (8). 5 posts by 3 authors.
This plant with radiate heads was shot during Gori valley tour, was growing in a house garden, enroute Shilling from Jouljibi…. identification help required..

Check for Melampodium divaricatum, Butter Daisy in flowersofindia.
Just a guess.

Thanks … your guess seems to be very near…


Asteraceae Week (Part I – Radiate heads) :: Asteraceae Unidentified1 at Sirsi ::PKA58 :  Attachments (2). 4 posts by 3 authors.
This plant was seen in a house garden at Sirsi (North Karnataka).

May be Melampodium divaricatum.. id suggested by … for a plant uploaded by me from Gori valley.. because this looks similar to that..


SL 68 301113 : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 3 authors.
Please ID this small ornamental herbaceous plant with yellow flowers. Photo was taken in Sri Lanka in Sep 2112.


Melampodium paludosum.


SL 200 071213 : Attachments (1).  7 posts by 6 authors.
Please ID this medicinal herb with yellow flowers. Photo was taken in Sri Lanka in Sep 2012.

It looks like Synedrella nodiflora, but I do not know the correct name.

No it is not Synendrella nodiflora

Any Melampodium sp. ?

Melampodium paludosum.

ID of sp. of Asteraceae from Assam KD 12 Sept : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5).

Attached images are sp. of Asteraceae. Please ID the Plants 
Date :31.08.2014
Location: Assam
Family : Asteraceae
Genus & species : ??
Habitat: Grows wild on open space
Habit : Herb

This can be Melampodium divaricatum

Melampodium divaricatum. I have plenty of these plants in my home garden in full bloom right now. The plants are annuals (3 – 4 months).The seeds fall down and plenty of seedlings raise from the ground . All are viable. You can plant them throughout the year. Flowers throughout the year. One of the excellent plant for beds.


Ornamental for ID assistance SN Dec 06 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Kindly help to identify this compositae ornamental from Gudalur area of Nilgiris Tamilnadu

Melampodium divaricatum. Common Name: butter daisy,

Id please: 2 images.
This Asteraceae plant was collected from Jarandeshwar Hill Near Satara, Maharashtra state.

Habit: Herb upto 1 feet, growing at cool, moist place with high altitude
Leaves: Opposite, 5-6×3-4 cm
Flowers: Heads solitary, ending in top of the plant. Bright yellow.
Achens: Without pappus hairs, glabrous

It is seems to be Melampodium paludosum HBK
Syn: Melampodium leucanthum Torr. & Gray

SK1373 20 AUG 2018 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)- around 700 kb each.
Location: Godavari, Nepal
Altitude : 5000 ft.
Date: 24 July 2018
Habit : Cultivated (Introduced I guess)
Thank you.
Melampodium sp. ?? Syn : Wedelia ??

To me also appear close to images at Melampodium divaricatum

Melampodium divaricatum DC. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)- around 650 kb each.
Location: Godawari, Nepal
Altitude: 1475 m.
Date: 21 November 2018
Habit: Cultivated
Syn: Melampodium paludosum Kunth


Id request : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1) – 4 mb.
Request of I’d of a composite from Mahe. Photographed in October 2019.

Another image attached.
Attachments (1) – 3 mb.

Is it Melampodium divaricatum?

Melampodium sp.

Thanks … Could be M. divaricatum

Melampodium species. Mostly M.divaricatum. This plant is usually planted in flower beds; can be grown throughout the year.

I am attaching the photograph of the plant grown in my garden for comparison.
Attachments (1)


Requesting a herb id_190422-3:

A carpet of these beautiful blooms.
Peppara WLS, adjoining Agasthyamalai biosphere reserve.

An asteraceae member.


it looks like Wedelia urticifolia

It is https://efloraofindia.com/2012/09/13/melampodium-divaricatum/


Compositæ to Gramineæ by Theodore Cooke (1909- Melampodium paludosum Kunth syn. Melampodium divaricatum DC.)  

Carolinas Gardener’s Handbook: All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant … By Toby Bost, Bob Polomski (2012)