Inula racemosa

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Inula racemosa
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Inula
I. racemosa
Binomial name
Inula racemosa
Hook.f. 1881

Inula racemosa is an Asian plant in the daisy family native to the temperate and alpine western Himalayas of Xinjiang, Afghanistan, Kashmir, Nepal, Pakistan.[2][3]

The roots are widely used locally in indigenous medicine as an expectorant and in veterinary medicine as a tonic. It has also been introduced as an ornamental plant and medicinal herb in many countries.[4][5]


  1. ^ The Plant List, Inula racemosa Hook.f.
  2. ^ Flora of China, Inula racemosa J. D. Hooker, 1881. 总状土木香 zong zhuang tu mu xiang
  3. ^ Hooker, Joseph Dalton. 1881.Flora of British India 3(8): 292
  4. ^ Thomas. G. S. (1990) Perennial Garden Plants. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. ISBN 0-460-86048-8
  5. ^ Pink, A. (2004). Gardening for the Million. Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation.

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