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
Species:
I. racemosa
Binomial name
Inula racemosa
Hook.f. 1881
Synonyms[1]

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]

References[edit]

  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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