Blumea lanceolaria (Roxb.) Druce, 609 1917. (syn: Bileveillea granulatifolia H.Lév.; Blumea longifolia DC.; Blumea lanceolaria var. spectabilis (DC.) Randeria; Blumea myriocephala DC. [Illegitimate]; Blumea myriocephala Thwaites; Blumea sessilifolia DC.; Blumea spectabilis DC.; Blumea squarrosa C.B.Clarke; Blumea wallichii C.B.Clarke; Conyza chinensis Lour.; Conyza lanceolaria Roxb.; Conyza longifolia Heyne (ambiguous synonym); Conyza nitida Miq.; Conyza squarrosa Wall. (ambiguous synonym));
China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan), Taiwan, Ryukyu Isl. (Okinawa), Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar [Burma] (Mon), Philippines (Batan, Luzon, Mindoro, Panay, Negros, Leyte, Samar, Mindanao), Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Java, Christmas Isl. (Austr.), Andamans (Narcondum Isl., South Andamans), Nicobars (North Nicobars, Central Nicobars), India (widespread, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnatak, Darjeeling), Bhutan, Bangladesh as per Catalogue of Life (including Blumea lanceolaria var. spectabilis (DC.) Randeria);
Common name: Lanceleaf Blumea • Manipuri: তেৰা পাইবী মচা tera paibi macha • Mizo: buar-ze
Blumea lanceolaria (Roxb.) Druce
blum-EE-uh — named after Karl Ludwig von Blume, Dutch botanist
lan-see-oh-LAIR-ee-uh — lance-like
Dave’s Botanary
commonly known as: lance-leaved blumea • Manipuri: তেৰা পাঈবী মচা tera paibi macha • Mizo: buar-ze
Native to: s China, e Asia, Indian subcontinent, Indo-China, Philippines
References: Flowers of IndiaFurther Flowers of Sahyadri by Shrikant Ingalhalikar • GRINFRLHT
at Anshi on 21 FEB 12
This is reasonably tall Blumea sp i had seen at Anshi WLS, Karnataka.
Bot. name: Blumea lanceolaria
Family: Asteraceae
Thanks to … for the ID.

ID of Asteraceae sp. fro Assam KD 02 April : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)

Attached images are sp. of Asteraceae. Please ID the sp.
Date :19.02.2015
Location: Assam
Family : Asteraceae
Genus & species : ??
Habitat: Grows wild on hilly slopes and rocky place.
Habit :Herb

Blumea lanceolaria?
Pls confirm with herbarium specimens. It is an edible wild veg. with good aroma.

I also agree with …, for id as Blumea lanceolaria (Roxb.) Druce as per images, details and references herein.


Names of Plants in India :: Blumea lanceolaria (Roxb.) Druce:
Blumea lanceolaria (Roxb.) Druce

blum-EE-uh — named after Karl Ludwig von Blume, Dutch botanist … Plant Names – Scientific and Popular • Plant genera named after people
lan-see-oh-LAIR-ee-uh — lance-like … Dave’s Botanary

commonly known as: lanceleaf blumea • Manipuri: তেৰা পাঈবী মচা tera paibi macha • Mizo: buar-ze

botanical namesBlumea lanceolaria (Roxb.) Druce … synonymsBileveillea granulatifolia H.Lév. • Blumea lanceolaria var. spectabilis (DC.) Randeria • Blumea laxiflora Elmer • Blumea longifolia DC. • Blumea myriocephala DC. • Blumea nitida Zoll. & Moritzi • Blumea sessilifolia DC. • Blumea spectabilis DC. • Blumea squarrosa C.B.Clarke • Blumea wallichii C.B.Clarke • Conyza lanceolaria Roxb. • Conyza longifolia B.Heyne ex Wall. • Conyza nitida Miq. • Conyza squarrosa Wall. • Gorteria loureiroana DC. … POWO

Bibliography / etymology

~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
lanceleaf blumea
  • Flowers of India
  • the descriptive epithet lanceolaria = lance-like; refers to leaf-shape resembling the metal head of lance
~~~~~ MANIPURI ~~~~~
তেৰা পাঈবী মচা tera paibi macha
  • Flowers of India
  • Many thanks to Pintu Oinam for help with this name in his post at facebook
  • Many thanks to Pushpita Aheibam for help with this name in her facebook page Pushpita’s Chakhum
~~~~~ MIZO ~~~~~
Though this species is found distributed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Odisha, there are no local names known from the states.
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