Acanthospermum hispidum

Acanthospermum hispidum Acanthospermum hispidum Acanthospermum hispidum

Acanthospermum hispidum - Dichotomously branched annual herb. Leaves elliptic, oblanceolate or obovate, 1.5 – 7 X 0.75 – 2 cm, acute or obtuse at the apex, attenuate and subpetiolate at the base, margins shallowly serrate, whitish pilose on both surfaces. Capitula 4 – 5 mm in diam. in flower, c. 15 mm in fruit on peduncles 2 – 5 (-10) mm long. Achenes of disc flowers sterile, glandular.

Scientific Name Acanthospermum hispidum
Family Name ASTERACEAE
English Name Bristly Starbur
Local Name Katu nerenchi (කටු ‍නෙරෙංචි)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status
Status Naturalized Exotic
Edible Parts none

Acanthospermum hispidum Acanthospermum hispidum Acanthospermum hispidum

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