Acilepis squarrosa D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 169 (1825) (syn: Cacalia squarrosa (D.Don) Kuntze; Eupatorium pauciflorum Wall. ex DC.; Eupatorium rigidum Wall.; Onopordum teres Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Vernonia plantaginoides DC.; Vernonia rigida Wall.; Vernonia rigiophylla DC.; Vernonia riparia Hook.f.; Vernonia rubricaulis Less.; Vernonia squarrosa (D.Don) Baill.; Vernonia teres Wall.);
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Indian Subcontinent to China (Yunnan) and Indo-China: Assam, Cambodia, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;
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SK 3295 06 January 2022- 2: 6 very high res. images.
Segregating images of species, which is not Acilepis aspera (Buch.-Ham.) H. Robinson, as per details below:

Location: Surkhet, West Nepal
Altitude: 700 m.
Date: 09 December 2021
Habit : Wild
Acilepis squarrosa D.Don ??
Syn : Vernonia squarrosa (D. Don) Less.

I think this appears close to Acilepis squarrosa D.Don as per GBIF specimens- one and two.


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SK 3321 23 January 2022: 12 very high res. images- 6 same as in the above post.

Location: Surkhet, West Nepal
Altitude: 700 m.
Date: 09 December 2021 
Habit : Wild
Acilepis squarrosa D.Don ??
Syn : Vernonia squarrosa (D. Don) Less.

Yes


 

 


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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  GCC  IPNI  GBIF specimens- one and two (High resolution specimens) BSI Flora of India Checklist  Flora of China  FOC illustration  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Flora of Eastern Ghats  treatment.plazi

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