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

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, …



ID help please – possible crucifer family?? : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Location : Zara Valley, Ladakh
Elevation : 5000m.
Date : 3 August 2020

Habit : Dry rock slope

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

Thanks, …, for id.
To me also appears close to Aphragmus oxycarpus as per details herein.

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