Cirsium interpositum Petr.

 
  • 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) : Cirsium lipskyi Petr.; Cnicus griffithii Hook.f.; Cirsium interpositum Petr.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Lophiolepis griffithii (Hook.f.) Bureš, Del Guacchio, Iamonico & P.Caputo
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : The aromatic seeds and young shoots are edible.
  • Key identification features : Robust herbs, stems hollow, cottony; Leaves pinnatifid, lobes lanceolate, spinescent above, white appressed-tomentose beneath; Heads crowded; Involucral bracts aristate, glabrous; Achenes 4-angled, obovoid-oblong.
  • Flower, Fruit : August- February
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Subansiri, Tirap
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : China, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Tibet
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 16
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cirsium interpositum. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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