Lepidagathis purpuricaulis Nees, in Wall., Pl. As. Rar. 3: 96 (1832). (Syn: Lepidagathis striata Nees);

by Mohina Macker, Identified by Nidhan Singh (Inserted by J.M.Garg)



Common name: Purple Stem Lepidagathis
Subtropical Himalaya (Garhwal to Nepal), N. Burma (as per Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal)



herb for id, mm1 16052014 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5).

herb for identification

white flowers with purple spots
on the banks of the ganges a few km from rishikesh
third week of march 2014

Should be Lepidagathis purpuricaulis

many thanks for this id
couldn’t find much information about this plant but for this

I wonder why information on this plant is scanty, the plant is very common in dry parts of forests at lower altitudes.. quite common in Morni Hills..


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