Occurrence (Special Areas) : Indroda Park, Ayurvedic Udyan, Van Chetana Kendra, Basan, Aranya Van
About Pupalia lappacea Plant :
Habit : A large hairy herb.
Leaves : Elliptic or ovate, acute, pointed, hairy base rounded.
Inflorescence : Flowers in close or distant clusters forming terminal spikes.
Pungent, hairy, bracteates, bracts remain on the rachis after the flowers fall, outer bracteole beneath the cluster, concave, ovate-oblong, pointed, imperfect flowers reduced to a number of unequal hooked awns, enlarged, spreading and yellow in fruit, each cluster of awns during the flowering period supported by acute 3 nerved awned bracteole.
Perianth of 5 sepals, lanceolate, equal, awned, 2-nerved, densely clothed with white wool.