Galium asperuloides Edgew., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 20: 61 1846. (syn: Asperula consanguinea Klotzsch);
Afghanistan to Himalaya and India (Punjab) as per WCSP;
Afghanistan; East Himalaya; India; Nepal; Pakistan; West Himalaya as per Catalogue of Life;
Galium asperuloides Edgew. in Trans. Linn. Soc. 20: 61. 1846
syn: Galium triflorum Hook.f.
Annual herb, erect or ascending; stems 4-angled, smooth; leaves 6-8 in a whorl, 2-5 cm long, lanceolate, obovate or narrowly elliptic, acute or apiculate at tip; margins weakly scabrid, midrib prominent, surfaces glabrous; flowers white, 2.5-3.5 mm across, lobed for 3/4 or more; pedicel up to 5 mm long in fruit; fruit about 3.5-4.5 mm across, covered with long hooked hairs.
Common in Kashmir at higher altitudes. Photographed from Khillen marg, growing among rocks.
Galium asperuloides from near Norhadhar, Himachal Pradesh-GS01032020-5 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Galium asperuloides Edgew
syn: G. triflorum Hook.
Clicked from along road on way to Churdhar to Nohradhar, May 24, 2015.