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Iberis umbellata L. from Kashmir: Iberis umbellata L., Sp. Pl. 649 1753.
syn: Crucifera umbellata E.H.L.Krause; Thlaspi umbellatum Stev. ex DC. 
Common names: Globe candytuft, garden candytuft
Tall annual herb reaching 45 cm in height, branched, nearly glabrous; leaves elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, 3-8 cm long, entire or with few short teeth, apex acute; flowers pink, red to purple, in dense umbel-like corymb; fruit obovate, with a deep notch at tip with apiculate spreading points, style slender.

Commonly cultivated in gardens in Kashmir, photographed from Harwan Garden, Kashmir.



Brassicaceae Week: Iberis umbellata L. from Kashmir:  Iberis umbellata L., Sp. Pl. 649 1753.

syn: Crucifera umbellata E.H.L.Krause; Thlaspi umbellatum Stev. ex DC.
Common names: Globe candytuft, garden candytuft
Tall annual herb reaching 45 cm in height, branched, nearly glabrous; leaves elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, 3-8 cm long, entire or with few short teeth, apex acute; flowers pink, red to purple, in dense umbel-like corymb; fruit obovate, with a deep notch at tip with apiculate spreading points, style slender.

Commonly cultivated in gardens in Kashmir, photographed from Harwan Garden, Kashmir.


Wow, i think i too have few photographs of Iberis. Nice one.


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SYMBIOSIS 327 : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 2 authors.

Attaching an image of Large Cabbage White butterfly on the flowers of Candy tuft (a common garden flower).


The scientific name of this flower is Iberis umbellata.


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Requesting to please ID this plant captured in the Ooty Botanical Gardens, Ooty in November 2013.


Similar to Hydrangia


To me this looks like any Cruciferae (Brassicaceae) member….


To me it looks like Lantana montevidensis


Iberis amara L. ??


Maybe Iberis umbellata L. as per comparative images at Iberis


 


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