Botanical name: Vernonia divergens Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
Bandar is a perennial shrub growing to 1-2 m high. It has many ascending branches towards the top. The stem has brown bark. Alternately arranged elliptic, serrated leaves are 5-20 cm long, with prominent nerves. Purple-white flowers occur in dense branched corymbs, 5-10 cm diameter. Purple flower-heads, 5-8 mm across, are clustered at the end of branches. Flowering: December.
The flower labeled Bandar is ...