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Panicled Blumea   
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Panicled Blumea
ative Photo: Dinesh Valke
Common name: Panicled Blumea • Hindi: Mharbir
Botanical name: Blumea paniculata    Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower family)

Panicled Blumea is a perennial herb with a slender stem. The leaves are lobed and small flower-heads are born in panicles with wiry branches. The fruit is a white feathery ball, probably meant for air dispersal of seeds. Flowering: November-February.

Identification credit: Dinesh Valke
Photographed at Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Maharashtra.
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