25-06-2021 surajit 07 : Launaea procumbens (Roxb.) Ramayya & Rajagopal

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surajit koley

Jun 25, 2021, 3:22:11 AM6/25/21
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  • Distribution : India and other countries (KEW)
  • FBI entry : Prenanthes procumbens Roxb. (under Launaea nudicaulis !!!)
  • Description : polymorphic perennial herb, flowering upto 20-40 (?) cm high; leaves broadly to narrowly spathulate, sinuate-dentate to variably pinnatifid,  margin variably white-cartilagineously sinuate-dentate and denticulate
  • often resembles L. nudicaulis, sometimes similar to L. aspleniifolia also
  • in India and Pakistan, fl. mainly Oct. to Mar.; in irrigated sites or favourable condition all year round
  • Pictures : check KEW
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