Pluchea indica

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Pluchea indica
Pluchea indica


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Inuleae
Subtribus: Plucheinae
Genus: Pluchea
Species: Pluchea indica
Subspecies: P. i. subsp. indica – P. i. subsp. yemenensis



Pluchea indica (L.) Less., 1831


  • Homotypic
    • Baccharis indica L. in Sp. Pl.: 861 (1753)
    • Placus indicus (L.) Baill. in Hist. Pl. 8: 303 (1882)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temoerate
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Lessing, C.F., 1831. Linnaea; Ein Journal für die Botanik in ihrem ganzen Umfange. Berlin 6:150.


Vernacular names

العربية: فارسی:
English: Indian camphorweed
ไทย: ขลู่ Tiếng
Tiếng Việt: Cúc tần
中文: 鯽魚膽, 闊苞菊
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