Gynura bicolor ?;




DV :: 08 SEP 12 – 0340 :: Asteraceae herb at Pateshwar : 6 posts by 2 authors. 4 images.

Pateshwar in Satara … about 2700 – 3300 ft asl
… Hill covered with semi-evergreen forest

Date & time: September 8, 2012 at 3.40pm
Habitat: along forest path; not sure whether planted or growing wild
Altitude: about 3000 ft asl
Habit: herb about 1 m high, flower bud 10 – 12 mm across

It seem to be a species of Gynura but since the heads are are not open I cannot be sure.

I think it may be Gynura bicolor (Roxb. ex Willd.) DC. as per keys at as per efi thread

Leaf abaxial should be purple according to images from POWO and net.

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