Caltha alba Cambess., V.Jacquemont, Voy. Inde 4: 6 (1841) as per POWO;
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Caltha palustris var. alba (Cambess) Hook.f. & Thomson, Fl. Brit. India 1: 21 1872. (syn: Caltha alba Cambess.; Caltha palustris f. alpina Gilli; Caltha palustris f. silvatica Gilli);
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NW. Iran, Afghanistan to W. Himalaya: Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, West Himalaya as per POWO (Caltha alba Cambess. );
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Common name: White Marsh Marigold
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Ranunculaceae Week: Caltha palustris var. alba from Kashmir:
Caltha palustris var. alba (Cambess) Hook.f. & Thomson syn: Caltha alba Cambess; Caltha alba f. alpina Gilli
A small plant of alpine and subalpine areas differentiated by its white flowers.
Photographed from Khillenmarg Meadow in June, 2010

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on June 19 from Khillenmarg, Kashmir; Caltha alba from Kashmir – efloraofindia | Google Groups


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Caltha alba from Gulmarg (16/06/2011 NSJ-03):
Caltha alba from Gulmarg, Kashmir. Pl confirm.


Yes .. I had also uploaded this last year. Now correctly known as Caltha palustris var. alba
https://groups.google.com/indiantreepix/thread/90…



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ID Requested (20/06/2011 NSJ-01):
ID requested photo taken at Gulmarg. in June. Looks like wild strawberry, but not sure.


to me it looks like some anemone


Caltha palustris var. alba


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Caltha palustris var. alba (Cambess) Hook.f. & Thomson syn: Caltha alba Cambess; Caltha alba f. alpina Gilli
A small plant of alpine and subalpine areas differentiated by its white flowers. Photographed from Khillenmarg Meadow in June, 2010

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Ranunculaceae Fortnight:: Caltha from Gulmarg for ID NSJ-Jan-05 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Caltha alba?? from Gulmarg for ID. June 2011.


Caltha palustris var alba.


Yes, thanks … i for sharing



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Caltha palustris var. alba (Cambess.) Hook.f. & Thomson (fr. Churdhar) : VG-JUL-12 : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4).
Sharing some images of Caltha palustris var. alba from our recent trek to Churdhar Peak. Photographed on 27 May 2015.

Nice! Never seen in Uttarakhand.


This was in plenty all along the last strach of the trek to Chuhardhar….


Thank you, …, for your response.
Actually, all thanks are due to … for sharing their vast knowledge of Himalayan flora during our expedition.



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Caltha palustris var. alba ATFEB2016/09 : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)

Caltha palustris var. alba
Churdhar Dist. Sirmaur (H.P.)
May 2015


Nice white Caltha. Here in Uttarakhand we have only yellow Caltha palustris.



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Ranunculaceae Fortnight:: Caltha palustris?? from Gulmarg NS -Jan-04 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Caltha palustris from Gulmarg, June 2011. Pl confirm the ID

Yes C.palustris var. alba as per Flora of India Vol-1.


It should be in palustris.

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Caltha palustris var. alba from Gulmarg Kashmir-GS24062022-4: 5 very high res. images.
Caltha palustris var. alba (Cambess) Hook.f. & Thomson
syn: Caltha alba Cambess; Caltha alba f. alpina Gilli
Photographed from Gulmarg Kashmir, alt. 2500 m 14-5-2012.



Caltha alba in Flora of Pakistan @ efloras.org
FoP illustration  Checklist of Nepal (Caltha palustris var. himalensis (D. Don) Mukerjee)  FoC illustration (Caltha palustris var. himalaica Tamura) Flora of China

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