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Kailas Manasarovar Route::Wild Flower for ID NSJ-SEP 16/18 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

Wild flower for ID. Located near Malpa village. Height approx 10000 feet. Aug 16.


Look like Euphrasia..


Euphrasia species so far in efloraofindia


Do you have any other images ?


Thank You Sir. Unfortunately I have only two clear images.


Yes, this is Euphrasia.
As ‘Flowers of the Himalaya’ rightly states this is a very difficult genus with c. 13 spp. all very similar in general appearance. The Himalayan species need further critical studies.
Earlier, Stewart had recognised 6 species in Ladakh (thanks to input by a specialist).
Dickore & Klimes list only 1 species for Ladakh. Yet Klimes spoke of Euphrasia spp. in short pasture along rivers (I think they meant streams).
So really needs input by a specialist.

Not an easy job. Euphrasia platyphylla Pennell??


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