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Myriactis wallichii Less. in Linnaea 6: 129. 1831; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 247. 1881.

Herbs, slender, sparsely hairy, low; stem ribbed. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, unequally serrate, 1.5 - 6.5 x 1 - 2.5 cm, hispidulous on both surfaces; petiole narrowly winged, 1 - 4 cm long; upper leaves sessile. Heads semiglobose, ca 6 mm across, on slender pedicels, forming a wide paniculate inflorescence. Involucral bracts erect. Marginal flowers 3 - 5-seriate, elliptic-linear. Receptacle convex. Achenes ca 2 mm long, flat, smooth.

Fl. & Fr. June - Aug.

Distrib. India: Temperate Himalayas, 3000-4000 m. Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Sikkim.

Nepal and Java.

Notes. Very closely allied to M. nepalensis Less. Some authors (Collett, Fl. Siml. 249. 1921) have merged the species with M. nepalensis.

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