Decaneuropsis vagans (Wall. ex DC.) H. Rob. & Skvarla, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 120: 365 (2007) (syn: Cacalia vagans (Wall. ex DC.) Kuntze; Conyza vagans Wall.; Gymnanthemum vagans Steetz;  Vernonia vagans Wall. ex DC.);
India (E-Himalaya, NE-India) as per Catalogue of Life


MS March,2018/05 Vernonia sp. for ID : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Location : Tamdil, Mizoram

Date : 15-03-2018
Habit : Climber ?
Habitat : Wild

Pl. check at

Closest I can go is some Acilepis species as per images herein.

Acilepis squarrosa D.Don ??

What are the species of Acilepis and Vernonia reported from your area?
Acilepis squarrosa D.Don (as suggested by …) may be one of the possibilities as per FoC illustrationPOWOGBIF– specimen from Nepal.

Venonia blanda, V.cinerea, V.divergens, V.extensa, V.parryae, V.saligna, V.silhetensis, V.squarrosa, V.subsessilis, V.vagans and V.volkamerisefolia are recoded/listed in Mizoram

Any keys, …

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I think it should be Vernonia vagans (syn. of Decaneuropsis vagans) as per GBIF– specimen from India and POWO and as per keys provided by …

Can you provide high resolution images so that I can check the phyllaries?


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Thanks, … I think it matches well.




References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  GBIF– specimen (High resolution specimens) India Biodiversity Portal

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