Senecio dalzellii C.B.Clarke, Comp. Ind. 201. 201 1876. (syn: Senecio lawii C.B.Clarke);
India (Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu) as per Catalogue of Life;


Senecio dalzelii : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)

Would like to share images of Senecio dalzelii.
The key characters are:
Dichotomous braching, bract seen on peduncles. Leaf margins curved downward., leaves covered with white wooly tomentum, Pappus white.
The species was photographed in Vadgaon Maval, Maharashtra

Is the google image correct ?

Am not sure about these google images. I always prefer tallying my specimens with available flora literature and never with online images whose provenance is (most of the times) unknown. Hence I have tallied my specimen with Cook’s flora and it fits in very well!

Thanks, …, There is no harm in comparing if these are from reliable net links. 

Thanks, … Your id is perfectly all right in view of the following:
I have left comment on Herbaium JCB link for their id being incorrect. 


Senecio spp for identification from Nasik: 5 images.
attaching herewith images of Senecio spp from Nasik for id please identify, images taken on 30 October 22.

Can you send the habitat and basal and upper leaf images ?

i found it on mountain top about 1200 mts
1 image.

5 images.

Senecio multiceps N.P.Balakr. ??

I think it’s Senecio gibsonii, plz validate

Lower leaves do not seem to match as per POWO specimen.
What are the other species listed in Maharashtra?

Senecio multiceps N.P.Balakr. ??

Does not match with this also as per POWO.

I tried to check with species listed in Flora of Peninsular India, with distribution in Maharashtra, but could not find a match.

Ok, I’ll check. during the next visit to the location

What are the other species listed in Maharashtra?

Senecio species found in Maharashtra – S bombayensis, S hewrensis, S  edgeworthi, S gibsonii, S belgaumensis, S dalzelii.

Than it must be out of these only.

It is Senecio dalzellii.
Linear leaves, dichotomous branching are the key characters.

Yes, as per POWO specimen.




The Plant List Ver.1.1  GCC  IPNI  Catalogue of Life  NGCPR  Tropicos  BSI Flora of India  JSTOR (Specimen)  1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants edited by Kerry S. Walter, Harriet J. Gillett

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