Laggera flava (DC.) Benth.
Herbs, erect, 25-100 cm high. Leaves 1.5-8 x 0.5-4 cm, spinulose-dentate, lower ones obovate, obtuse, narrowed to base, upper ones ovate-lanceolate, acute with an amplexicaul base. Capitula 3-4 mm in diameter; phyllaries 5-seriate, imbricate, glabrous, outer ones ovate, subacute; inner ones linear-oblong, acuminate. Marginal florets female, filiform, 3-toothed. Disc florets bisexual or with few sub-bisexual ones (with partially developed androecium), tubular 4-5-toothed. Ceypselas very small, glabrous, 10-ribbed; pappus white, 2.5-5.0 mm long.
Fl.Per.: Almost throughout the year.
Type: Described from India and Nepal, Wall. Cat. 3017/204-(G-DC.) Isotype (K-W!).
Distribution: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia (Sumatra) and China (Hainan).
This species is included on the authority of Kumar (l.c.) who has reported it from Jammu & Kashmir. However, we have not seen any specimen of this species from Kashmir.