Helichrysum perlanigerum Gamble

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Helichrysum perlanigerum Gamble
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In high altitude grasslands, especially near streams, between 1900-2025 m.
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Key identification features : Herbs to undershrubs, 1 - 1.5 m tall densely cinriamomeus woolly. Leaves 4; basal in rosette; upper alternate, ovate, lanceolate, base broadly stem clasping, surfaces densely brownish yellow, woolly, 5-nerved, sessile. Heads, forming dense terminal corymbs. Involucral bracts pale yellow; up to 4-seriate; outermost oblong with expanded, ovate tip; inner narrowly oblong. Ray florets with filiform corolla, ca 2.3 mm long, 4-lobed. Disc florets ca 2.4 mm long, 5-toothed. Pappus hairs white, minutely bristly.
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Literature : eFlora of India, Vol. 13.; Gamble in Kew Bull. 1920: 341.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Helichrysum perlanigerum. Downloaded on 15 October 2019.

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.