Erysimum melicentae Dunn, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1920: 336 1920. (Syn: Erysimum cachemiricum O.E.SchulzErysimum pachycarpum subsp. cachemiricum (O.E.Schulz) Jafri; Erysimum parkeri O.E.Schulz);


Flora of Chakrata 2012: Erysimum for id: This cruciferae herb was shot from near Chakrata towards Budher caves on May 17, 2012. I request help in finding specific id…the genus should be undoubtedly Erysimum..

I think Erysimum melicentae.
Here are mines


Erysimum melicentae ATJUNE2016/30 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Erysimum melicentae
Himalayan Wallflower
Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary
June 2016

Thanks, …, Your pictures are amazing.

Thank you, …  These have been clicked with a simple camera.


SK 3208 08 September 2021: 7 very high res. images.

Location: Jumla, West Nepal
Altitude: 2500m.
Date: 23 August 2021 
Habit : Wild
Erysimum melicentae Dunn ??

For me the proposed ID by … is correct.

Erysimum melicentae Dunn is neither listed in the Checklist of Nepal, nor in POWO and CoL.
It may be Erysimum pachycarpum Hook. f. & Thomson as per POWO specimens- one and two.

This is listed in IBP, GBIF as well as the book of Karnali region and latest checklist at link

Is this the only species listed in the book of Karnali region ?

Erysimum benthamii Monnet
Erysimum melicentae Dunn
Erysimum odoratum Ehrh.

Keys may help to resolve the issue.

Will this help ?

Pl. check keys in Flora of Bhutan.

Flora of Bhutan gives the following keys:
1. Dwarf perennials, stems up to 12cm; pods 1.5—5cm. …… .. Species 1 & 2 (E. deflexum Hook. f. & Thomson and E. funiculosum Hook. f. & Thomson)
+ Taller annuals or biennials, stems 25-30cm or more; pods 5-11 cm …. Species 3-5 (E. hieraeifolium L. agg.), E. pachycarpum Hook. f. & Thomson and E. longisiliquum Hook. f. & Thomson)
POWO does not give any distribution in our area of Erysimum odoratum Ehrh. and Erysimum benthamii Monnet.
So I take it as Erysimum melicentae as per GBIF specimen- one.


Erysimum hieraciifolium L.: 7 very high res. images.

Location: Jumla, West Nepal
Altitude:  2221m.
Date: 17 August 2021 

Habit : Wild

Is this not the same as at SK 3208 08 September 2021, from the same area and almost similar period?

Yes same period, but I felt some different but maybe the same sp.

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