Blumea densiflora DC.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (Composite Or Aster Or Sunflower Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GENDA FAMILY (गेंदा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Asteraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Blumea dasycoma var. pinnatifida (Miq.) Boerl.; Blumea densiflora var. hookeri (C.B.Clarke ex Hook.f.) C.C.Chang & Y.Q.Tseng; Blumea hookeri C.B.Clarke ex Hook.f.; Blumea klossii S.Moore; Conyza amygdalina Spreng. ex DC.; Conyza dasycoma var. pinnatifida Miq.; Conyza densiflora B.Heyne ex Wall.; Conyza excisa Wall.; Conyza falcigera Wall.; Placus grandis Baill.; Placus milnei Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Blumea densiflora DC.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Humid shaded places, Along stream banks, Forests, Montane grasslands, Riversides
  • Comments / notes : Camphor extracted from this plant is pronounced identical with that imported from China (Watt).
  • Key identification features : Stout herbs or undershrubs; Leaves large, elliptic-Ianceolate, densely tomentose or thick white woolly beneath; Heads sessile in white felted panicles; corolla lobes of female flowers hairy; Achenes 10-ribbed with red pappus.
  • Flower, Fruit : October- March
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Lohit, Tirap, Siang
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Andaman Islands, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Bhutan, Jawa, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, Philippines, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 10
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Blumea densiflora. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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