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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/11/2022)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 4/11/2022)
Contributor Text: Haidar Ali & M. Qaiser
Contributor Institution: Centre for Plant Sciences and Biodiversity, University of Swat ‎


‎ Centre for Plant Conservation, University of Karachi – PAKISTAN
Synonym Text:

Verbesina lavenia L., Sp. Pl. 2: 902. 1753; A. viscosum J. R. Forst. & G. Forst., Char. Gen. Pl 2nd Ed : 90. 1776; Lavenia erecta Swartz, Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 112. 1788; Adenostemma aquaticum D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal 181.1825; Laevinia parviflora Blume, Bijdr. 905. 1826; A. leiocarpum DC.in Wight, Contr. Bot. Ind. 9. 1834; A. fastigata  (Blume) DC., Prodr. 5: 111. 1836; A.erectum (SW.) DC., l. c. 113.1836; A. parviflorum (Blume) DC., Prodr. 5: 111. 1836; A. viscosum var. lavenia Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 3: 242. 1882. pro parte.


Fl. Per.: April–September.


Lectotype: Srilanka, Pl. 42, Burm.,Thes. Zeyl. 1737 (designated by Panigrahi, l.c. 648).


Pakistan to Japan via India; Polynesia. 

Map Location:

B–6 Ayun, c. 26 km from Chitral on way to Bumboret, ± 1500 m, 17.08.1992, Tahir Ali, S.Z. Husain & Gohar Khan 2400 (KUH); Joghor Gol, Chitral, 1774 m, 35º 49’ 04.8’’, 71º 47’ 49.5’’, 16.06.2005, Haidar Ali 239 (KUH); 4 miles from Kawai on way to Shogra, ± 6500 ft., 10.08.1971, Sultan–ul–Abedin & M. Qaiser 8790 (KUH); Qazi Baba Odigram Swat, 1687m, 72º 30’ 36’’, 72º 30’ 36’’, 26.07.2015, Fazal Amin & Haidar Ali 112 (SWAT); Kawai on way to Naran, 10.08.1971, Sultan–ul–Abedin & M. Qaiser 8736 (KUH); Shangla hills, district Swat c. 5000 ft., 20.08.1992, M. Qaiser & A. Ghafoor 4744 (KUH); B–8 Nomal Gilgit, 03.09.1988, S. Omer & M. Qaiser 2541 (KUH); c. 25 km from Palandri on way to Rawalakot Kashmir, 17.09.1987, Tahir Ali, M. Qaiser & M. Ajmal Khan 303 (KUH); D–4 Shreen, Baluchistan, Rasool Baksh 7 (KUH).


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Leaves opposite, petiolate, oblong–ovate or lanceolate, ± hairy, apex acute, margins dentate–serrate, capitula large on relatively thicker peduncles. Phyllaries ciliate at the margins. Corolla ca 3 mm long, tube glandular, limb densely hairy. Cypselas ca 3 mm long, glandular.

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