Morina persica L., Sp. Pl. 28 1753. (syn: Asaphes nepalensis Spreng.; Morina aucheri Jaub. & Spach; Morina graeca Jaub. & Spach; Morina orientalis Mill.; Morina subinermis Boiss.; Morina tournefortii Jaub. & Spach; Morina verticillata Moench; Morina wallichiana Royle);
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plant id from Kaithali ghat, simla : 7 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5)

Habit: Herb with spiny Argemon like leaves
Habitat: Wild, at the height 2000m

Location: Kaithali ghat, Simla, H.P
Photographed on 25/4/2017

Pls check Morina coulteriana

Thanks, …, for the initial id.

This is Morina persica. It is a low altitude species of Morina. It flowers earlier than the other species (M. longifolia & M. coulteriana) found in this area.

Morina persica L.


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