Blumea bovei (DC.) Vatke, Linnaea 39: 485 (1875) (syn: Blumea abyssinica Sch.Bip. ex A.Rich.Conyza bovei DC.; Doellia bovei (DC.) Anderb.; Erigeron bovei (DC.) Boiss.; Placus bovei (DC.) Kuntze);
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Sahara to Israel and Arabian Peninsula, S. Iran to India (Gujarat): Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Mauritania, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen; Introduced into: Sri Lanka as per POWO;
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Egypt (Desert Oases, Eastern Desert), Iran (S-Iran), Israel (Rift Valley), Oman (Mascat & Oman), Saudi Arabia (Asir), Sinai peninsula (S-Sinai), Yemen (Inner Hadhramaut, W-Yemen), Pakistan (Baluchistan), Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Eritrea, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Mauritania, S-Algeria (Hoggar, Tassili), Tibesti, Sri Lanka (I), India (Gujarat) as per CoL;
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23-06-2021 surajit 01 : Blumea bovei (DC.) Vatke: 3 POWO attachment.
While browsing the net I came across many such asteraceae which are distributed in our country, yet I couldn’t find them in the “Flora of British India”. It is quite possible they are hidden under different names. Besides, FBI also listed some doubtful spp at the endnotes of each section.

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They are listed in the Flora of British India, but much data is not freely available in the net world.
I don’t have those uncommon spp. They might have already been identified in the eFI group site, or not. This is my effort to gather data, in order to make identification of wild asteraceae easier for the learners, and maybe experts too!!!
Blumea bovei (DC.) Vatke (syn. Blumea abyssinica Sch. Bip. ex A. Rich.
Blumea bovei (DC.) Vatke
Conyza bovei DC.
Erigeron bovei (DC.) Boiss.)
Distribution : India, Pakistan etc., introduced to Sri Lanka
Pictures : POWO
Attached pictures are screenshots of KEW collection.


 

 


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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  GCC  IPNI  Flora of Pakistan  Flora of peninsular India

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