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




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)


The Plant List  Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  Dave’s Garden  Flora of North America

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) 

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