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Codonopsis lanceolata from Herbal Garden Srinagar Kashmir: Codonopsis lanceolata (Siebold & Zuccarini) Trautvetter, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada. 6: 46. 1879

syn: Glosocomia lanceolata (Siebold & Zuccarini) Maximowicz.
Twining glabrous herb with leaves clustered at ends of lateral branches; leaves ovate-elliptic, 3-10 cm long, entire; flowers nodding; calyx lobes leaf-like, 2-3 cm long, corolla yellow-green or whitish, 3-4 cm long, bell-shaped insided with violet lines or spots, lobes revolute, short; disc green, fleshy; filaments subulate; capsule 2-3 cm across, seeds winged.
Photographed from Herbal garden below Cheshmashahi, Srinagar, Kashmir.
Native of China and Japan, often grown as ornamental, used in medicine and flavouring.


Campanulaceae & Gentianaceae Week: Campanulaceae- Codonopsis lanceolata from Herbal Garden Srinagar Kashmir:  Codonopsis lanceolata (Siebold & Zuccarini) Trautvetter, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada. 6: 46. 1879

syn: Glosocomia lanceolata (Siebold & Zuccarini) Maximowicz.
Twining glabrous herb with leaves clustered at ends of lateral branches; leaves ovate-elliptic, 3-10 cm long, entire; flowers nodding; calyx lobes leaf-like, 2-3 cm long, corolla yellow-green or whitish, 3-4 cm long, bell-shaped insided with violet lines or spots, lobes revolute, short; disc green, fleshy; filaments subulate; capsule 2-3 cm across, seeds winged.
Photographed from Herbal garden below Cheshmashahi, Srinagar, Kashmir.
Native of China and Japan, often grown as ornamental, used in medicine and flavouring.


Interesting colours of corolla. Just wondering about the name lanceolata….as the leaves are ovate elliptic rather than lanceolate.


Leaves in this species vary from lanceolate to ovate-elliptic. Pl. see the second photograph. I am attaching one more photograph to make it clear.


Codonopsis lanceolata (Siebold & Zuccarini) Trautvetter, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada. 6: 46. 1879

syn: Glosocomia lanceolata (Siebold & Zuccarini) Maximowicz.
Twining glabrous herb with leaves clustered at ends of lateral branches; leaves ovate-elliptic, 3-10 cm long, entire; flowers nodding; calyx lobes leaf-like, 2-3 cm long, corolla yellow-green or whitish, 3-4 cm long, bell-shaped insided with violet lines or spots, lobes revolute, short; disc green, fleshy; filaments subulate; capsule 2-3 cm across, seeds winged.
Photographed from Herbal garden below Cheshmashahi, Srinagar, Kashmir.
Native of China and Japan, often grown as ornamental, used in medicine and flavouring.


 

  
 
 
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