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Blumea hookeri C.B. Clarke ex Hook.f. in Fl. Brit. India 3: 269. 1881.

Herbs, erect, stout; stems green, herbaceous, puberulous. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, pinnatifid, 20-45 x 6-18 cm, pinnatifid, glabrous, narrowed to a winged petiole; lobes upcurved, acuminate, or lacerate, membranous. Heads numerous in large, branched, pubescent, panicle, up to 6 mm in diam., pedunculate. Involucral bracts narrow, rigid, puberulous. Receptacles pubescent, narrow. Corolla lobes of bisexual florets hispid. Achenes oblong, pubescent, ribbed. Pappus 4 mm long.

Fl. & Fr. Nov.- April.

Distrib. India: Sikkim, Meghalaya and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

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