Dear Prof. Singh and Dr. Vijayshankarji,
Thanks for ID. Just checked - its certainly S. erianthum D.Don, also reported from Mahabaleshwar area (I found it few km away from M'war but in the same region).
Syn: S. verbascifolius & S. verbascifolum var exstipulatum
Common name: Kutri.
Flowering: Throughout the year (Almeida, Fl. Maharashtra III (B): 374, 2001,