Anemonastrum rupestre subsp. rupestre (syn: Anemone bhutanica Tamura; Anemone obtusiloba var. coerulea Ulbrich; Anemone obtusiloba var. pusilla Brühl; Anemone rupestris Wall. (ambiguous synonym); Anemone rupestris Wall. ex Brühl (ambiguous synonym); Anemonidium rupestre (Wall. ex Hook. fil. & Thomson) Christenh. &
Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, SE-Tibet, China (NW-Yunnan) as per Catalogue of Life;
Root stocks slender with few fibrous leaf remains. Leaves divided into 3 or 5 broadly ovate leaflets, 5-15mm long and broad, each 3-lobed or divided into toothed segments, sparsely pubescent with long fine hairs; petioles 3-7cm. Scapes 1.5-15cm, involucral bracts 5-12mm, pedicels 1.5-7cm. Sepals elliptic, 6-10 x 2-6mm, white or purplish. Achenes elliptic, c 2mm, compressed, glabrous; styles c 1mm, straight.
Alpine cliff ledges, screes and open grassy slopes.
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE. 1984 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)
Anemonidium rupestre from Arunachal Pradesh : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Anemonidium rupestre from Tawang district, Arunachal Pradesh.
Found blooming in June.
Thanks a lot, …, for the wonderful addition.
great. do they turn whitish as they age or are they separate var. as you have two entries at FOI might. It seems its co-habitat is Sedum?