Lysimachia chenopodioides Watt ex Hook. fil. (syn: Lysimachia glandulosa Klatt (ambiguous synonym); Lysimachia knuthiana Balakr.);
SE-Tibet, China (Yunnan), Bhutan, India, Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin, Sagaing),
Nepal, Pakistan (Hazara, Murree), Jammu & Kashmir (Poonch, Kashmir, Jammu) as per Catalogue of Life;
Stems 10-40cm, usually much branched from base, glabrous or puberulous. Leaves alternate, sometimes almost opposite, elliptic-lanceolate, 1-3 x 0.4-1cm, acuminate, minutely gland-dotted, base attenuate on winged petiole, 10-15mm. Flowers borne singly in leaf axils, sessile, or pedicels up to 4 (occasionally 7)mm, forming a loose leafy raceme along stems. Calyx c 4mm, teeth linear-lanceolate, acuminate, with reddish glandular streaks. Corolla pale pink or white, 4-4.5mm long; lobes spathulate, each with 3-4 glandular streaks. Stamens included. Capsule globose, c 3mm diameter, 5-valved.
Ditch sides aand paddy-fields.
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE and RGoB. 1999 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)
Lysimachia sp. for ID ABJUNE2017/04 : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
I have been seeing this loosestrife around buy have not seen open flowers as yet. I am not sure if we can identify this from the following images, but I am trying.
Near Dal Lake, Dharamshala, HP
1800m and 2000m
17 and 22 June 2017
Lysimachia species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available on net)
I hope this should be Lysimachia pyramidalis…
I tried matching with five species represented from Himachal in efi so far. But unable to match with anyone.
I think it is Lysimachia chenopodioides. I will file more photos soon.
You are right in your id as Lysimachia chenopodioides
But before seeing your reply, I was doing my own research & reached at the same conclusion. I searched with all the species listed below:
We have most of these species in efi site, with which your post does not match.
It matches well with the only species left i.e. Lysimachia chenopodioides as per high resolution specimens and description at
Thank you very much … for confirming this. I will soon file more photos as promised.