Saxifraga brunonis Wall. ex Ser., Prodr. 4: 45 45 1830. (Syn: Hirculus brunonianus Losinsk.; Saxifraga brunoniana Wall. ex Sternb.; Saxifraga brunoniana var. majuscula Engl. & Irmsch.; Saxifraga loripes J. Anthony);
Name of species : Saxifraga brunonis
Family : Saxifragaceae
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Hill slope, open forest
Date of click : 14th Aug`12
Location: Valley of Flowers National Park, after the first bridge and throughout .
Abundance : Very common sighting.
… must have missed this commonly found plant.
Nice find, … Beautiful flower.
It features on the cover of K R Keshava Murthy’s VoF book.
Saxifraga brunonis with a pollinator: July 2015_DSR_1 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Saxifraga brunonis Wall. ex Ser. (Saxifragaceae) is a common herb in alpine zones of Uttarakhand. It often occurs over rocks and multiplies by sending runners to surrounding area.
A pollinator insect photographed on its flower in Badrinath area, Uttarakhand.
Saxifraga brunonis ABAUG2017/33 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (13)
Growing on a rock face not far from the swertia plants was this saxifrage which I first mistook to be S. stenophylla but on closer examination decided it was closer to S. brunonis. Please advise.
Near Ilaqa, Dharamshala, HP
27 August 2017