Common name: Indian Pearly Everlasting, Indian Cudweed

Erect herbs; stems densely covered with smoky wool. Leaves 3-6 x 0.6-1 cm, oblanceolate, acute, 1-veined, sessile. Heads 3 x 6 mm, sessile, collected in terminal congested cymes; bracts 3 mm long, elliptic, entire, acute with solid lower portion; outer ones wooly. Female flowers many; corolla yellow, slender, glabrous. Bisexual flowers 4-6, central; corolla broader. Achenes brown, papillose; pappus 2 mm long, white.

Flowering and fruiting: July-March
India and Sri Lanka


Nilgiris: Anaphalis (Compositae) for identification:

Please help me to identify this Asteraceae herb found in the grasslands of upper Nilgiris. The Plant height is about a feet and the leaves (5 cm long) are sessile.
Date: 21 Oct 2012
Place: Mukruthi NP, Nilgiris, TN
Alt.: 2360 m asl

Check out for Anaphalis aristata or A. subdecurrens.

this plant is Anaphalis subdecurrens (DC.) Gamble. Thanks …


Please help me in identifying this species. Our … pointed out that this could be Anaphalis aristata or A.subdecurrens. This post is actually for resurfacing at Asteraceae week. Height of this plant didn’t exceeded 15cm.
Date: 21 Oct 2012
Place: Mukruthi NP, Nilgiris, TN
Alt.: 2360 m asl

This herb is Anaphalis subdecurrens (DC.) Gamble


tiny pink flowers identification mm 7 16 11 2018 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

tiny pink flowers identification
Eravikulam WLS, Munnar, Kerala, in the Nilgiris
First week of October 2018

I think difficult to identify with these images.

I agree with you on this.

Anaphalis sp. of Asteraceae

Anaphalis subdecurrens (DC.) Gamble


Request for id: 1 high res. image.
Request or id.
Location- Kurinjimala, Kerala. 
Date- 17 Oct 2022

Anaphalis !