I note that leaves are not auricled, the plant is not stout (2 mts
high), the head is smaller than 3 cm and the bracts are not with long
recurved bristles. I think that the plant is T. glaberrima. T.
amplexicaulis grows at high elevations. Regds
On Nov 9, 12:40 am, shubhada nikharge <shubhada_nikha...@yahoo.co.in
> flower of Tricholepis amplexicaulis. (pics taken at Conservation Education Centre, Goregaon E, Mumbai on 8th Nov 09)
> Common name: Hill thistle
> Family : Asteraceae
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> Tricholepis amplexicaulis flower Hill thistle Asteraceae 2009_1108_cec_0155 e.JPG
> Tricholepis amplexicaulis flower bud Hill thistle Asteraceae 2009_1108_cec_0156 e.JPG
> Tricholepis amplexicaulis flower closeup Hill thistle Asteraceae 2009_1108_cec_0167 e.JPG
> Tricholepis amplexicaulis Hill thistle Asteraceae 2009_1108_cec_0046 e.JPG
> Tricholepis amplexicaulis leaves Hill thistle Asteraceae 2009_1108_cec_0057 e.JPG