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by Prashant Awale, Identified by Miroslav Dvorský (Inserted by J.M.Garg)

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ID request- Ladakh plant–231011-PKA1: Seen this herb spreading on the sandy soil near a village “Puga- sumdo”. No leaves were seen and the stem was pinkish-red.
Date/Time: 14-09-2011 / 09:45AM
Location: Puga Sumdo, Ladakh, (Altitude: approx: 14100 ft).
Plant habit: herb
Habitat: Wild
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Could this plant be “Halogeton glomeratus??” Just a wild guess…


I contacted Miroslav Dvorský (Czech scientists who had worked on the “Flora of  Ladakh” (http://www.butbn.cas.cz/ladakh/main_english.html ).
He has identified this as Halogeton glomeratus (M. B.) C. A. Mey.,


 

 

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Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae Week :: PKA3 :: Halogeton glomeratus at Ladakh: This is one more from Ladakh.
Bot. name: Halogeton glomeratus.

Family: Chenopodiaceae .
(This wild herb was seen spreading on the sandy soil near a village “Puga- sumdo (Altitude: approx: 14100 ft)”, Ladakh. No leaves were seen and the stem was pinkish-red).

 
 
 
 
 
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