Pseudognaphalium adnatum (DC.) Y. S. Chen, Fl. China 20-21: 816 (2011) (syn: Anaphalis adnata DC.Anaphalis esquirolii H.Lév.Anaphalis sericeoalbida H.Lév.Gnaphalium adnatum (DC.) Kitam.Gnaphalium esquirolii H.Lév.Gnaphalium formosanum HayataGnaphalium sericeo-albidum VaniotPseudognaphalium formosanum (Hayata) Yonek.);
Pakistan to Taiwan and Philippines (Luzon): Assam, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya as per POWO;
China (Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang), Taiwan, SE-Tibet, Pakistan (Swat, Hazara, Dir, Murree), Jammu & Kashmir (Poonch, Kashmir), India (Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Meghalaya, Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Orissa, Darjeeling, ?Sikkim), Bhutan, Nepal, Philippines (Luzon), Thailand, Sri Lanka, Myanmar [Burma] (Mandalay, Shan), Laos, Cambodia, ?Vietnam as per Catalogue of life;

Herbaceous; stems erect, simple, 15-45cm. Leaves oblanceolate, 5-9×0.5-2cm, acute, base narrowed, semi-amplexicaul, appressed whitish tomentose on both surfaces but thinner on upper surface, distinctly 3- or 5-veined. Capitula small, 2.5-3.5mm diameter, in dense clusters in terminal corymbs, usually with short or rarely long-pedunculate glomerules from most leaf axils ; only capitula with predominately female flowers seen from our area. Involucre 5-8-seriate; phyllarias ovate or elliptic,white, subacute, base narrowed, outer most brownish below, outer and middle ones subequal, to 3.7-5.2mm long, inner ones unguiculate. Corollas 2-3mm. Achenes 0.5mm, papillose.
Fl. August-January
(Attributions- A.J.C Grierson & D.G.Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RGoB and RBGE. 2001 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)

SK 2802 22 October 2020 : 10 posts by 3 authors. 5 images- 5 to 7 mb each.

Location: Phulchoki, Lalitpur
Date: 07 October 2020 
Elevation: 2201m.
Habit : Wild
Anaphalis …..???

I think Pseudognaphalium adnatum (DC.) Y. S. Chen as per GBIF

I too agree with ….

Another Anaphalis? ABAUG2016/67 : 5 posts by 2 authors.

Found this at 1900m growing alone about 30cm tallThe bracts are covered in wool and the hairy leaves and habit point again to A. contorta. But if this is A. contorta than my other post may have something different. Please advise

Thanks, …
Following three appears quite close from comparative images at Anaphalis:
Anaphalis busua (Buch.-Ham.) DC.

May be experts can help.

Anaphalis busua


Asteraceae herb for id-31-3-10 from Lohari panipat : 5 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1)

An Asteraceae herb for id pls
Lohari (Panipat) 31-3-10

It looks Conzya stricta.

I would say Gnaphalium polycaulon

I too think this plant is Gnaphalium polycaulon Pers. [ Synonym:Gnaphalium indicum, G. multicaule, G. niliacum, G.strictum]. For further details please click in the link provided

It does not look like images at Gnaphalium polycaulon

Psedognaphalium sp. ??

Appears to be  Pseudognaphalium adnatum (DC.) Y. S. Chen as per images and details herein.


SK 3235 17 September 2021: 4 very high res. images.

Location: Jumla, West Nepal
Altitude: 3000m.
Date: 24 August 2021 
Habit : Wild
Anaphalis. ID ?

I think close to images at Pseudognaphalium adnatum

Seems to be right

Seems right ID



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