Carpesium cernuum from Kashmir

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Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 16, 2011, 1:39:20 PM8/16/11
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Carpesium cernuum L., Pl. 859. 1753

Perennial herb, up to 1 m tall, much branched. Lower cauline leaves spatulate-oblong, up to 25 cm long, up to 6 cm broad, base contracted and attenuate into winged petiole, margins irregularly doubly serrate, hairy on both surfaces, upper surface green, lower surface pale; upper leaves smaller; heads solitary, 1.5-2 cm across, long pedunculate, subtended by many linear-lanceolate, 2-5 cm long leaves;  outer bracts leaf-like, scarious near base, inner ones narrowly oblong, scarious, obtuse; florets tubular, finally yellow; achenes linear, 4.5-5 mm long.

Photographed from Dachhigam, Kashmir in July and August.

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Balkar Arya

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Aug 16, 2011, 1:43:38 PM8/16/11
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Nice Pics Gurcharan Ji. i think same plant as uploaded by Alok Ji for ID today
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Dr Balkar Singh
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Tanay Bose

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Aug 16, 2011, 7:48:17 PM8/16/11
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Nice follow up Sir Ji
Thanks for the infos
Tanay
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