Common name: Curly Blumea

TQ-Manipur-02 ID : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

A herb found on the roadside in Imphal Manipur.
Found flowering in February end.
Stems are strongly winged.
Help in identification please!

Must be some Laggera sp (Asteraceae). Laggera alata?
Laggera in eFI.

Thanks for the lead. It looks like Laggera crispata


Laggera alata (D. Don) Sch. Bip. ex Oliv.:
The ‘Field images’ given under Laggera alata (D. Don) Sch. Bip. ex Oliv. looks like Laggera crispata (Vahl) Hepper & J.R.I.Wood
Please have a look !


Laggera crispata (Vahl) Hepper & J.R.I.Wood: 7 very high res. images.

Location: Gyaneswor, Kathnadu, Nepal
Altitude:  1400 m.
Date: 03 April 2023

Habit : Wild

Yes, as per images at



The Plant List Ver.1.1  GCC  IPNI  Catalogue of Life (syn. of Blumea crispata (Vahl) H. Merxmüller)  GBIF (with type specimen) BSI Flora of India  Flora of China FOC illustration  Flora of Zimbabwe  Flowers of India  Encyclopedia of Life (Specimen)