Viola kunawurensis Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 75, pl. 18, f. 3 1834. (syn: Viola gmeliniana var. glabra Regel & Herd. (ambiguous synonym);
Viola kunawarensis var. angustifolia W. Becker; Viola kunawarensis f. longifolia Ching J. Wang; Viola thianschanica Maxim.);
Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, China (Gansu, Qinghai, NW-Sichuan, Xinjiang), Tibet,
Pakistan (Hazara), Pakistani Kashmir (Baltistan), Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh,
Leh, Rupshu, Zanskar, Poonch, Kashmir), India (Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh),
Sikkim, Nepal as per Catalogue of Life;
Common name: Kinnaur Violet
Viola kunawurensis from Ladakh : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
This is probably the tiniest Viola I have seen!
Viola kunawurensis found enroute to Pangong Lake, Ladakh.
Month of July.
SK596 25 JUN-2017:ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. 2 correct images as above.
Location: Muktinath, Nepal
Date: 11 April 2017
Altitude: 12000 ft
Check with Viola
Among the Viola sp. listed in the Flora of Mustang and according to the leaf pattern it looks like matching with Viola kunawarensis Royle!
Your opinion please!
but before the conformation, we need to check complete description with the material,
Leaves in the first two images look similar to those at Viola kunawurensis
3rd image looks a bit different.
Yes …! The 3rd image looks from a different sp.
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