Gamochaeta pensylvanica from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Mar 1, 2010, 2:44:53 AM3/1/10
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Gamochaeta pensylvanica (Willd.) Cabrera (Gnaphalium pensylvanicum Willd.; Gnaphalium purpureum auct.) from Delhi


Date/Time-22-2-2010, 2 pm

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-  Vikas Puri, New Delhi, 213 m asl

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Weed of cultivated fields, waste places

Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Annual herb

Height/Length- up to 25 cm tall, slightly branched

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Simple, spathulate, white tomentose especially on lower surface

Inflorescence Type/ Size- capitula in short clusters,

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- involucre bracts with white hairs

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- cypsella, pappus hairs white,

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.-

 

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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
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/

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