Potentilla griffithii Hook. fil., Fl. Brit. India 2: 351 (1878) (syn: Potentilla griffithii var. decurrens J. Soják; Potentilla griffithii var. intercedens J. Soják; Potentilla griffithii var. reticulata (Franch.) J. Soják; Potentilla griffithii subsp. yunnanensis J. Soják; Potentilla leschenaultiana var. reticulata Franch.; Potentilla sikkimensis Wolf);
East Himalaya, Nepal, China South-Central and Tibet as per POWO;
China (Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan), Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal, Sikkim, India, Chumbi as per Catalogue of Life;

SK 3054 17 October 2021:
Location: Jumla, Nepal
Altitude: 2893m.
Date: 18 August 2021
Habit : Wild
Potentilla griffithii Hook. f. ??

Yes, appears close to images at Potentilla griffithii and as per POWO specimens- one and two and GBIF specimens- onetwo and FoC Illustration.


VoF Week: 08092012 BS4 Small Herb for id fron GG Trek:

Small Herb for id fron Govindghat Ghangriya Trek
Flowers Yellow

Potentilla sp.
Lower leaves should help.

Appears close to images at Potentilla griffithii Hook. fil.
BSI Flora of India checklist gives its distribution in Uttar Pradesh.


Potentilla griffithii from California Botanical Garden-GS19012021-3
Potentilla griffithii Hook.f.
A species from Eastern Himalayas, grown in University of California Botanical Garden, photographed 11-5-2014.


SK 3021 06 October 2021: 1 very high res. image.
Location: Jumla, West Nepal
Altitude: 2304m.
Date: 17 August 2021
Habit : Wild
Potentilla …. ??

Pl. check with images at Potentilla griffithii Hook. fil.
To me appears close.

Yes … !

Potentilla griffithii var. metallica Sojak  ???

It is a syn. as per POWO.

Potentilla griffithii Hook.fil.
Is this same or subsp. ?

Out of the two varieties mentioned in POWO, only Potentilla griffithii var. griffithii has distribution in Nepal.

According to Flora of Nepal. :
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SK 3811 22 July 2023: 6 high res. images.

Location: Mid Hill way , Baglung, Nepal 
Date: 31 May 2023
Elevation: 2800 m.
Habit : Wild
Potentilla …???

I think close to images at

Yes … ! Nepali Name : ह्युमी  Hyumee



POWO specimens- one and two  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  GBIF specimens- onetwo (High resolution specimens) Flora of China  FoC Illustration  IBIS Flora (FBI) Research gate