Gynura divaricata (L.) DC.

Chinese Groundsel

Family: Compositae

Genus: Gynura

Category: Perennial


From Bot. Reg. (Cacalia ovalis) A perennial herbaceous plant, from a foot to a foot and half high. Leaves succulent and thick, with a short piled pubescence on both surfaces...


Published in Prodromus (A. P. de Candolle) 6: 301 in 1838.

Basionym Senecio divaricatus L.

Synonym Cacalia ovalis Ker Gawl.

Native to China, Taiwan and Vietnam.


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