Swertia angustifolia Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 127-128 127 1825. (Syn: Swertia angustifolia var. hamiltoniana Burkill);
Annual herb up to 80 cm long, 4-angled; leaves linear-lanceolate, 3-7 cm long, 1-5 nerved; inflorescence paniculate, strict; flowers 4-merous; calyx lobes oblong-linear, nearly equalling corolla; corolla bluish-white to greenish with green or light purple veins or dots, lobes oblong, acute, up to 10 mm long, with green rounded gland at base of each lobe, slightly fimbriate; flaments 5-7 mm long; capsule 6-9 mm long.
Swertia sp. for Id from Morni Hills:
I hope Swertia angustifolia
Thank you very much Sir..I will try to find this one again in next tour to Morni.
This one was shot in October 2010 from Morni Hills. Was identified as Swertia angustifolia … hope to get validating comments…
Campanulaceae & Gentianaceae Fortnight:: Swertia angustifolia from Morni Hills:: NS 11 : 2 posts by 2 authors.
I am sharing these images from Morni Hills in Haryana Siwaliks..
Another very good upload …
Campanulaceae & Gentianaceae Fortnight:: Swertia angustifolia from Gori Valley:: NS 10 : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4).
This species was recorded from Gori Valley area..
Please validate, I hope this is Swertia angustifolia…
Yes a widespread species in temperate Uttarakhand. Nice shot.
Swertia angustifolia Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don. : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (8)
Swertia angustifolia Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6) – around 600 kb each.
Location: Chobhar, Nepal
Altitude: 4500 ft.
Date: 21 September 2018
Habit : Wild
Swertia angustifolia Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don: 9 very high res. images.
Location: Kalikot, West Nepal
Date: 16 August 2021
Habit : Wild
Swertia angustifolia Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don: 4 very high res. images.
Location: Chobhar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Date: 24 September 2023
Nepali Name : भाले चिराइतो Bhaale Chiraaito