Common name: Ladakh Rock-Cress

Aphragmus oxycarpus ?? at Ladakh – July- PKA-01 : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)

Had been to Leh_ladakh recently. Sharing few plants from this region..
This herb was seen at Changla Pass (Altitude: 17000 ft +)
Could this be Aphragmus oxycarpus ?? (Family: Brassicaceae)..

I think matches with images of this species of … & … at

Please check for Pegaeophyton scapiflorum (Brassicaceae).
Google search.

Thanks, … I think it does not match with images of Pegaeophyton scapiflorum at http://www.flowersofindia.Himalayan%20Scape%20Flower.html

Yes … The plant looks more closer to A.oxycarpus than P.scapiflorum.
Another authentic image of A.oxycarpus.
In Pagaeophyton flowers are solitary on thin pedicels originating in leaf axil while in A.oxycarpus flowers are present in a cluster (raceme) on stem.
In … images stem is not visible which prompted me to suggested it as Pegaeophyton scapiflorum. Moreover I am not well versed with flora of Ladakh.

Thanks a lot, …

I’d 290622 JM1: 2 images.
Seen in 17.6.22 on way from Syok valley to Warila Pass at 17200 ft., Ladakh.

Aphragmus oxycarpus (Hook.f. & Thomson) Jafri ??

Appears close to images at Aphragmus oxycarpus (Hook.f. & Thomson) Jafri
Also attaching high res. images.


Aphragmus oxycarpus: 3 images.
On the way from Pangong Tso (14000 ft) to Chang La (17600 ft) in 18.6.22 in Ladakh.

I hope id is correct.

Yes to me.

Attaching high res. cropped images.
3 high res. images.

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