Blumea riparia DC.
Candolle, A.P. de (1836) Prodromus systematis naturalis regni vegetabilis 5: 444.
A slender vine not exceeding a stem diameter of 2 cm.
Leaf blades about 6-12 x 1.8-4.5 cm, petioles about 3-8 mm long.
Flower heads about 7-8 x 4-5 mm. Outer flowers in the head are female and lack a corolla. 'Calyx' composed of numerous finely barbed hairs. Corolla tube about 4-5 mm long, lobes about 0.3-0.4 mm long. Anthers about 1.2-1.5 mm long, filaments about 2.2-2.5 mm long. Style about 5-6 mm long, stigmas about 0.8-1 mm long.
Fruits about 1-1.5 mm long. Plumes about 5 mm long, minutely barbed.
Features not available.
This species may have some minor medicinal uses.