This one was shot from Chokori-Munsiyari route near Chokori during our recent tour to Gori Valley.. I hope the id is right, this is Chirita pumila….

Fwd: Chirita pumila: 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Enclosing a picture of C. pumila shot at an altitude of 5000 ft in Dolakha Nepal on 23 July 2014.

It looks different from images at Henckelia pumila

Is it a different spp??  As per the flora of China the flower colour could be white to purple.
Please check and advice.
link1  link2

Thanks, … I think it matches.
… has to recheck his images particularly at Gori Valley Tour: Epiphyte for id from Munsiyari: as the leaves & calyx seems to be glabrous in view of illustration at FOC


Chirita pumila at the Sundarijal : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)
Enclosing some more pictures I took on 24 July 2016 at the Sundarijal at 5500 ft. I guess these are also Chirita pumila. Please verify.

Some more information in the following link about C. pumila.

Chirita pumila : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (9)
I hope you won’t get bored!!!
Shot at Mudkhu Nepal on 10 August 2016 at 5000 ft.

Thanks, …, for these superb images.

Sharing pictures of same plant bearing fruits and another one of habitat. Attachments (1)

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Henckelia pumila (DO on) A.Diet. ?? : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (9)
Location :  Thula Khet, Pokhara, Nepal 

Date : 10 August 2017
Altitude : 2800 ft.
Syn: Chirita pumila D.Don once again   ???

To me also appear close to images at Henckelia pumila

Henckelia pumila submission : 6 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (5) – around 450 kb each.
Henckelia pumila (Syn. – Chirita pumila
Common name – Dwarf Chirita
Family – Gesneriaceae
Habitat – Found along moist dripping rocks covered with mosses and pteridophytes.
Altitude – 2100m asl. 
Photographed at Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh 
Dated – 14August 2018

great clarity and focus. excellent color rendition. appreciate it. one question
do they develop seedpods? what do they look like?

Beautiful images. Please, the Catalogue of Life has the accepted name as Chirita pumila and H. pumila as the synonym.

Henckelia pumila (D.Don) A.Dietr. : 2 posts by 1 author. Attachments (10)- around 750 kb each.
Location: Sundarijal, Kathmandu
Date: 30 July  2019
Elevation: 1613 m.
Habit : Wild 
Syn : Chirita pumila D.Don

Location: Kharipoati, Nagarkot, Bhaktapur
Date: 03 August   2019
Elevation: 1455 m.
Habit : Wild
Wall of Syn : Chirita pumila D.Don !
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Henckelia pumila (D.Don) A.Dietr. : 10 posts by 1 author. 10 images- 5 to 7 mb each.

Location: Sundarijal, Kathmandu
Date: 07 August 2020
Elevation: 1603 m.
Habit : Wild 


Henckelia pumila (D.Don) A.Dietr.: 7 very high res. images.

Location: Kalikot, West Nepal
Altitude: 1665m.
Date: 15 August 2021 
Habit : Wild


Flower Phulchowki Nepal: 1 image.
Can you please help with the identification of the attached flower?
Growing wild in a wet area covered with moss at 1800m.  Date 4th August 2020.

Henckelia pumila (D.Don) A.Dietr.


Henckelia pumila (D.Don) A.Dietr.: 3 very high res. images.

Location: Surkhet, West Nepal
Altitude: 1064m.
Date: 27 August 2021
Habit : Wild


Henckelia pumila (D.Don) A.Dietr.: 7 high res. images.
Location: Gurle Bhanjyang, Kathmandu, Nepal
Date: 28 September 2023
Altitude: 1665m.
Habit : Wild
Syn : Chirita pumila D.Don


Is it Henckelia pumila ?: 2 images.
Photographed this flower at Upper Samdong, East Sikkim, July 2022.
Please confirm whether this is a Henckelia pumila (Dwarf Chirita) or any other species.






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