Asteraceae from Ooty for id 250411MK1

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Muthu Karthick

Apr 25, 2011, 3:19:27 AM4/25/11
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Dear all,
Please help to id this Compositae found as roadside weed in Ooty, The Nilgiris.


18-04-2011 / 03:00 PM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca.2100asl; Ooty, TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

roadside fence

Plant Habit-

erect herb


c. 25 cm long

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

ca.6 x 2 cm

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

terminal heads

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

yellowish-creamy; c. 0.3 cm across

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 

Muthu Karthick, N
Care Earth Trust
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Gurcharan Singh

Apr 25, 2011, 3:38:28 AM4/25/11
to Muthu Karthick, indiantreepix
I think Conyza bonariensis (syn: Erigeron bonariensis; E. linifolius)

Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089 

Muthu Karthick

Apr 25, 2011, 3:45:26 AM4/25/11
to Gurcharan Singh, indiantreepix
Many thanks Singhji, this Tropical American herb is Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
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