Blumea clarkei Hook. fil. (syn: Blumea elongata Wall. ex DC.; Blumea hirsuta (Less.) M. R. Almeida; Blumea hirsuta King-Jones; Blumea hongkongensis H. Lév. & Vaniot; Blumea lessingii Merr.; Blumea malabarica Hook. fil.; Conyza elongata Wall.; Placus clarkei (Hook. fil.) Kuntze; Placus malabaricus Kuntze; Pluchea hirsuta Less.);   
China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Jiangxi), Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar
[Burma] (Taninthayi), Philippines (Luzon, Panay, Leyte, Mindanao), Vietnam,
Andamans, Sikkim, India (E-Himalaya, E-, NE- & peninsular India, Assam,
Maharashtra, Karnataka, Darjeeling)
from Catalogue of Life;

Herbs, perennial with a fibrous rootstock; stems unbranched, 0.6-2 m tall, erect or climbing, velutinous especially in younger parts. Leaves obovate or oblanceolate to oblong-linear, base acute or apiculate, serrate or dentate with mucronate teeth, 4-15 x 0.7-6.0 cm, glabrate on the upper surface or velutinous on both the surfaces. Heads arranged in narrow, terminal, compact panicles, 8-12 mm in diam., subsessile with velutinous peduncle(upto 5 mm) in dense clusters. Involucral bracts 1.5-10 mm long, the outer lanceolate, inner linear-lanceolate, acute, more or less scarious with ciliate apices and margins, hairy on dorsal surface. Receptacle 4-5 mm in diam., densely pilose, alveolate. Corolla of bisexual florets yellow, tubular, 5-6.5 mm long, 5-lobed; lobes papillate, acute, pubescent; corolla of female florets filiform, 5-6 mm long, 2-3 lobed, glabrous. Achenes pale brown, oblong, ribbed, sparsely pubescent. Pappus pure white, 5-6 mm long, hairy.

Flowering and fruiting: September-May
Evergreen forests
India, Myanmar, China, Philippines and South East Asia
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)

 

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Asteraceae for ID : 6 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (5).
Found in Bangalore
June


Try to match with any Laggera sp.


blumea?


may be Blumea clarkei


I agree with … for id as Blumea clarkei as per

 

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