Botanical Survey of India | Flora of India

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Myriactis nepalansis Less. in Linnaea 6: 128. t. 2. 1831; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 247. 1881.

Herbs, glabrous, or hispid stems prominently ribbed. Leaves ovate or lanceolate, coarsely serrate 5 - 12.5 x 2 - 4 cm, sessile or subsessile. Heads globose, ca 8 mm across, borne on short rigid peduncles, subpaniculate. Involucral bracts acute, reflexed. Ray florets ca 10-seriate. Disc florets few. Achenes ca 1 mm long, mucronate.

Fl. & Fr. June - Aug.

Distrib. India: Temperate Himalayas, 1,300-3,300 m. Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.

Nepal, Bhutan, China, Java, Afghanistan and Iran.

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