Acantholimon lycopodioides (Girard) Boiss., Prodr. 12: 632 1848. (syn: Acantholimon tibeticum Hook.f. & Thomson ex C.B.Clarke; Armeriastrum lycopodioides Kuntze; Statice lycopodioides Girard);

Common name: Lycopodium Prickly Thrift • Ladakhi: ལོང་ཟེ་ Longze

China (NW-Xinjiang), N-India, Pakistan (Chitral, Swat, Kohistan), Pakistani
Kashmir (Astor, Gilgit, Baltistan), Tajikistan, Afghanistan (Badakshan, Wakhan,
Baghlan, Kunar / Nuristan, Laghman, Parwan), Jammu & Kashmir (Dras, Ladakh,
Zanskar), Tibet
as per Catalogue of Life;


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Sharing some photographs of Acantholimon lycopodioides : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)- around 600 kb each. 

This plant was clicked at Phyang, Ladakh, Elevation about 4000m 

It was identified as Acantholimon lycopodioides (Girard) Boiss.
A small compact shrub with sharp spiny tipped leaves.

Date: June 2017






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