Fritillaria cirrhosa D.Don (Images by Viplav Gangar & Gurcharan Singh)


Fritillaria imperialis L. (E. Central & SE. Turkey to NW. Iran, Afghanistan to W. Himalaya: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, West Himalaya; Introduced into: Austria, Bulgaria as per POWO)


Fritillaria species in India:

  1. Fritillaria bhutanica Turrill
    synonym of F. delavayi Franch.)
  2. F. cirrhosa D.Don
  3. F. delavayi Franch.
  4. F. imperialis L.
  5. F. raddeana Regel
  6. F. roylei Hook. (synonym of F. cirrhosa D.Don)


  1. Dasgupta, S. 2006. Liliaceae. In; Singh,N.P. and Sanjappa,M. (eds.) Fascicles of Flora of India, Fascicle 23 (Alliaceae, Liliaceae, Trilliaceae,
    Uvulariaceae). Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. pp. 53-60.
  2. Karthikeyan,S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. and Sanjappa, M. 1989. Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae. BSI Calcutta. pp. 94.


Pl. go through ‎‎Fritillaria (Liliaceae) page with images of species (mainly done by D S Rawat ji) in efloraofindia.

If you find any mis-identification, pl. let us know. If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), if any, it will be really nice.
Also, if anybody is interested to take up the activity of inserting images on efloraofindia pages from efloraofindia posts, pl. let us know.


List of Indian species of Fritillaria : 2 posts by 2 authors.
I have added list of Indian species of Fritillaria based on relevant references including online checklist of BSI.



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