Emilia alstonii Fosberg, 66 1972.;
Herbs; stems short, ascending. Leaves all cauline; lower leaves orbicular to reniform or ovate, rounded at apex, 4 x 2 cm, petioled; petiole scarcely or narrowly winged; middle leaves with terminal lobe orbicular or reniform, cordate, with broad winged petiole, clasping at the base; uppermost leaves more or less oblong or lanceolate, prominently undulate, dentate or crenate. Inflorescence simple, terminal, ebracteate. Capitula bright purple. Involucre cylindrical, ca 8 x 4 mm; bracts ca 8 mm long. Disc florets 12-13 mm long, 5-lobed; lobes 1.2-1.5 mm long. Anthers 0.6-0.8 mm long. Achenes 5-angled, minutely scabrid on the angles.
Flowering and fruiting: August-December
Grasslands and on wet rocks
South India and Sri Lanka
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi)
October 2015, KERALA, MUNNAR
Seems to be Emilia alstonii pls check
I think it seems to match with the herbarium specimen at
Emillia sonchifolia for validation : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Emillia sonchifolia perhaps
Eravikulam WLS, Munnar, Kerala, in the Nilgiris
First week of October 2018
Yes, most probably it should be Emilia sonchifolia..
Thanks, … But to me these match with your post on Emilia alstonii Fosberg