Scrophulariaceae of the Western Himalayas By Francis . Pennell (1943)- Description & Keys
His (Pannell’s) decision is that species are surprisingly numerous and each confined to a peculiar section of the Himalayan highland;




Euphrasia alba Pennell (Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh)),
Euphrasia aristulata Pennell (Pakistan (Hazara, Swat, Chitral), Pakistani Kashmir (Astor, Deosai), Jammu & Kashmir (Dras, Kashmir)),
Euphrasia densiflora Pennell (Jammu & Kashmir (Kashmir), Pakistani Kashmir (Astor)),
Euphrasia flabellata Pennell (Pakistani Kashmir (Baltistan, Gilgit, Astor)),
Euphrasia foliosa Pennell (Jammu & Kashmir (Kashmir)),
Euphrasia himalayica Wettst. (Pakistan (Hazara, Kurram), N-India, Jammu & Kashmir, Nepal),
Euphrasia incisa Pennell (Pakistani Kashmir (Astor), Jammu & Kashmir (Dras)),
Euphrasia jaeschkei Wettst. (Afghanistan (Kunar / Nuristan, Laghman, Parwan), Jammu & Kashmir (Kashmir), Tibet, India, Nepal),
Euphrasia kashmiriana Pugsley (Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh)),
Euphrasia kurramensis Pennell syn. of Euphrasia himalayica Wettst. ,
Euphrasia laxa Pennell (Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh, Kashmir)),
Euphrasia microcarpa Pennell (India (Indian Punjab)),
Euphrasia multiflora Pennell syn. of Euphrasia himalayica Wettst.,
Euphrasia paucifolia Wettst. (Pakistani Kashmir (Gilgit, Astor, Baltistan, Deosai), Jammu & Kashmir (Zanskar)),
Euphrasia platyphylla Pennell (Jammu & Kashmir (Kashmir), NW-India, Nepal),
Euphrasia remota Pennell (Pakistani Kashmir (Astor), Jammu & Kashmir (Kashmir)),
Euphrasia schlagintweitii Wettst. (Pakistani Kashmir (Deosai), Pakistan (Hazara), Jammu & Kashmir (Poonch, Kashmir), N-India, Nepal),
Euphrasia secundiflora Pennell (Afghanistan (Badakshan, Wakhan, Baghlan, Bamyan, Kabul, Kunar / Nuristan, Parwan), Pakistani Kashmir (Baltistan)),


Species with description & pictures in Flowers of India as on 1.9.18:

Botanical name Synonyms Family Common name
Euphrasia himalayica Orobanchaceae Eyebright
Euphrasia pectinata Euphrasia tatarica, Euphrasia imbricata, Euphrasia kurdica Orobanchaceae Large-Bract Eyebright

Euphrasia himalayica Wettst. (3200-4200 m; Afghanistan, Himalaya (Kashmir to Bhutan))
Euphrasia multiflora Pennell (3200 m; Himalaya (Bashahr, Nepal)) syn. of Euphrasia himalayica Wettst.,
Euphrasia nepalensis Pugsley (2800-4300 m; Nepal)
Euphrasia platyphylla Pennell (2700-3700 m; Himalaya (Kashmir, Nepal))
Euphrasia schlagintweitii Wettst. (3500 m; Himalaya (Kashmir to Nepal), Tibet)
Euphrasia simplex D. Don (Himalaya (Nepal, Bhutan))

Euphrasia jaeschkei Wettstein  [India, Nepal, Pakistan].
Euphrasia regelii subsp. regelii [Kashmir, Kazakhstan, Russia (Far East)].

As per efi thread:
The single species in FBI E. officinalis is now represented by atleast 18 species due to apomictic evolution in the genus.


Pl. go throughEuphrasia ‎(Orobanchaceae) page with images of species in efloraofindia.
If you find any incorrect identification, pl. let us know. If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), if any, or can identify unidentified images, it will be really nice.

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