Eriocaulon devendranii Vijaya Sankar, K.Ravik. & Ganesh Babu, Rheedea 16: 59 2006. ;



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Please give the identity of this eriocaulon from a hilly location of Kannur District of Kerala

Pl. check with comparative images at genera page in efi site: Eriocaulon

Eriocaulon xeranthemum Mart. as per images herein ? 

appears to be Eriocaulon sivarajanii. However, confirmation can be done with additional photographs of internal floral structures or the specimens (dried).

It looks much like Eriocaulon devendranii, an allied species to E. xeranthemum.
I guess it is less than an inch in height. Very interesting plant!

Did you check with the species as identified by …