Eleutheranthera ruderalis
[Ogiera]

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Close-up views:

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The young plant:

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This herb looks very similar to another herbaceous plant, Synedrella nodiflora (Pig Grass), found in the same habitat.

Publications:

(1) Sheng-Zehn Yang, Gaung-Pu Hsieh. Eleutheranthera ruderalis (Swartz) Sch.-Bip. (Asteraceae), a newly naturalized plant in Taiwan. Taiwania 2006;51(1):46-49. | Read article |

(2) Suptotthita Choudhury, Mukherjee SK. Comparative morpho-anatomical study of some aspect in Eleutheranthera ruderalis Sw. Sch.-Bip. and Synedrella nodiflora L. Gaertn. Asteraceae. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 2005;29(2):364-371. | Read article |

Online References:

| Urban Forest | Flora of China | Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER) | Australian Tropical Rainforest Plant |