Potentilla leschenaultiana Ser., Prodromus systematis naturalis regni vegetabilis1823 584 1825. (syn: Potentilla bannehalensis Cambess.; Potentilla grahamiana Wight & Arn.);
Jammu & Kashmir (Kashmir), NW-India (Kumaon), Nepal, Assam as per Catalogue of Life;
Robust, stoloniferous, villous herb; rootstock stout; shoots several, radiating ascending, to 30(45) cm. Leaves odd-pinnate(mostly 5-foliolate), to 6 x 4 cm, chartaceous, coarsely toothed, whitish below; petioles 4-10(15)cm, slender; stipules persistent; terminal leaflet obovate, 3 x 1.5 cm; laterals oblique, to 1.8 x 1 cm; petiolules 2 mm. Inflorescence ascending, corymbose, to 30(45) cm; peduncle to 10(20) cm. Flowers 1.2 cm wide; pedicel to 1.5 cm; bracts lanceolate, 5 mm. Sepals 5, lanceolate, 5 x 3 mm, strigose outside. Petals 5, obovate, bright yellow, 5 x 4 mm, retuse. Stamens c. 20; filaments subequal. Pistils numerous; ovary ovoid; style slender. Achene cluster on rounded receptacle, 4 mm wide.
Flowering and fruiting: February-May
Western Himalayas and Southern Western Ghats
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)
SK516 12 MAY-2017:ID : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7) – around 600 kb each.
Location: Taplejung, Nepal
Date: 18 April 2017
Altitude: 5500 ft.
Or Rosaceae ??
Potentilla reptans perhaps?
To me looks different from images at Potentilla reptans
May be some other species in this genus.
Potentilla leschenaultiana Ser. ???
Pl. check with Potentilla leschenaultiana at
I am not sure.
I tried all options but could not come to the conclusion.
Also check with
To me appears close.
For a lay person like me it seems matching.
If some expert could validate it looking at the herbarium.
Location: Mirik ( Soureni),India
Altitude: 6000 ft.
Date: 8 May 2018
Habit : Wild
Sir i think Elatostemma sp.
I am afraid it does not match to Elatostema sp. !
I think looks different from images of this species as below:
What could it be? Same plant from Nepal also posted earlier. SK516 12 MAY-2017:ID
To me appear same as at SK516 12 MAY-2017:ID, tentatively identified as Potentilla leschenaultiana
Nepali Name : य्हुमी Hyumee