Pedicularis perrottetii Benth., Prodr. 10: 565 1846. ;
Annual herbs, sparsely pubescent; stems 10-20 cm tall, rigid but wavy, sparsely hairy. Leaves numerous, 3.6-6 cm, alternate, glandular-hairy, petioled, oblong, pinnatifid; lobes oblong, subrecurved, obtuse, crenate. Flowers few, subsessile, axillary. Calyx 2.5 cm long, tubular; lobes crested. Corolla white, 7-15 cm long with slender tube, throat shortly funnel-shaped, the upper lip rounded. Stamens 4, didynamous; anthers under the upper lip meeting in pairs; cells distinct, equal, parallel, both perfect. Ovary many-ovuled; style slender; stigma subcapitate. Capsule falcate, 1 inch long; seeds numerous, various in shape and markings of the testa, usually reticulate.
Flowering and fruiting: October-January
Southern Western Ghats
Name: Pedicularis perrottetti Benth.
Family: Scrophulariaceae (now, Orobanchaceae)
Date: 23 Oct 2012
Location: Western Catchment, Nilgiris, TN
Alt.: 2400 m asl
I identified this herb with the key in Flora of South Indian Hills by P.F.Fyson; but this species name is not in MOBOT and says ‘unresolved’ in ThePlantList. Now, what might be the recent accepted of this plant?
Please correct me if am wrong.
The Flora of the Nilgiri and Pulney Hill-tops Transactions of the Linnean Society, Volume 25; Volumes 1865-1866 biodiversity library