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Fl. May - Dec. & Fr. June - Feb.

Distrib. India: Up to 2100 m. Tamil Nadu.

China, Indonesia, Panama, Australia and Europe.

Notes. The yellow, shining papery bracts are quite attractive. Cultivated in most of the hill stations. This Taxon is reported to be abundantly growing in Kodaikanal with stray flowering round the year. It is a well known hardy, ornamental annual popularly known as "Everlasting Straw Flower".

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