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Emilia prenanthoides DC., Prodr. 6: 303. 1838; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 336. 1881.


Herbs, slender, 30 - 90 cm high, glabrous, rarely scabrid; stems erect, subsimple. Leaves both radical and caulme or only cauline; radical if present, ovate and petioled; cauline leaves linear-oblong, obtuse, acute or acuminate, margins entire or distantly dentate, upper surface glabrescent, lower surface scabrid, broadly auriculate, amplexicaul. Capitula homogamous, ebracteolate, long pedunculate. Involucre ovate-cylindrical; bracts shorter than the florets. Style arms slender, dialated at the tip. Achenes cylindrical, 5 - 6-ribbed, glabrous. Pappus of white hairs.

Fl. & Fr. Nov. - Dec.

Distrib. India: Sikkim and Assam.

Bangla Desh and Myanmar.




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