Eryngium billardieri Delile;

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by Gurcharan Singh (Inserted by J.M.Garg) 

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Billardiere’s Eryngo;
Plant up to 50 cm tall, stems bluish; radical leaves pinnately divided, petiolate, cauline sessile, margin spiny; flowers sessile; involucre of 6-8 bracts alternating spines; flowers white, hidden in bracts.



Eryngium billardieri Del., Eryng. Hist. 25, t, 2. 1808.
Plant up to 50 cm tall, stems bluish; radical leaves pinnately divided, petiolate, cauline sessile, margin spiny; flowers sessile; involucre of 6-8 bracts alternating spines; flowers white, hidden in bracts.
Common in Kashmir valley in waste places.
Photographed from Pahalgam in June


 

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Apiaceae Fortnight: Eryngium billardieri from Kashmir-GSJUNE21/302 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Eryngium billardieri Del., Eryng. Hist. 25, t, 2. 1808.

Plant up to 50 cm tall, stems bluish; radical leaves pinnately divided, petiolate, cauline sessile, margin spiny; flowers sessile; involucre of 6-8 bracts alternating spines; flowers white, hidden in bracts.
Common in Kashmir valley in waste places.
Photographed from Srinagar and Kashmir in July, July 2010


Very beautiful plant, thanks for showing Sir..


 
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