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Gnaphalium flaccidum Kurz in C.B. Clarke, Compo Ind. 115. 1876; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 290. 1881.

Herbs, erect, thinly viscid; stems simple or branched. Leaves obovate- cuneate, subamplexicaul at base, rounded at apex, flaccid. Heads in dense, terminal, globose clusters, subtended by shorter leaves. Involucral bracts broadly oblong with glistening white or rose coloured tips, often more or less olive coloured.

Fl. & Fr. Feb. - March.

Distrib. India: Indo-Gangetic Plain. W. Bengal; rare.


Notes. Extremely rare, known by an old collection of C.B. Clarke. The description is based on the published literature as no specimens could be examined.

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