Gentianella azurea (Bunge) Holub (N. Europe to Mongolia and Himalaya: Altay, Buryatiya, China North-Central, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Iceland, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Mongolia, North European Russi, Norway, Qinghai, Sweden, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Tuva, West Himalaya, Xinjiang as per POWO)


A REVISION OF GENTIANELLA, COMASTOMA AND GENTIANOPSIS (GENTIANACEAE) IN NEPAL by E. Aitkena- Edinburgh Journal of Botany / Volume 64 / Issue 02 / July 2007, pp 253-268-
Abstract– The genus Gentianella in Nepal is revised and five species are recognized: G. angustiflora Harry Sm., G. azurea (Bunge) Holub, G. glanduligera Airy Shaw, G. lowndesii Harry Sm. and G. moorcroftiana (Wall. ex G.Don) Airy Shaw. Gentianella maddenii (C.B.Clarke) Airy Shaw, usually treated as a distinct species, is placed in synonymy of G. moorcroftiana.
The genus Comastoma in Nepal is revised, four species are recognized and one new combination is made: C. falcatum (Turcz. ex Kar. & Kir.) Toyok., C. pedunculatum (D.Don) Holub, C. stellariifolium (Franch.) Holub and C. urnigerum (E.Aitken & D.G.Long) E.Aitken comb. nov.
The genus Gentianopsis in Nepal is revised and three species are recognized: G. contorta (Royle) Ma, G. paludosa (Hook.) Ma and G. vvedenskyi (Grossh.) Pissjauk.


Gentianella glanduligera Airy Shaw(No distribution in India) as per link
Gentianella lowndesii H. Sm.(No distribution in India)
Gentianella maddenii (C. B. Clarke) Airy Shaw (syn. of G. moorcroftiana (Wall. ex G.Don) Airy Shaw as per link)


Indian Gentianaceae: A Check-list By Sunita Garg (1988)-
Gentianella moorcroftiana var. falconeri (C.B.Clarke) U.C.Bhattach. & S.Agrawal is a synonym of Gentianella moorcroftiana (Wall. ex Griseb.) Airy Shaw
Gentianella tenella (ROTTB.) BORNER. is a synonym of Comastoma tenellum (Rottb.) Toyok.


I have updated eFI (efloraofindia) page on Comastoma, Gentianella & Gentianopsis (Pl. click)

Attempts have been made to incorporate most of the species available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible. It’s quite possible that there may be some discrepancy in the accepted names & synonyms taken from other links.

Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.

If someone can provide complete list of Indian species with source references it will be wonderful.
Any comments/ corrections are welcome.


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