Circaea repens Wall., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 28: 761 1870. (syn: Circaea alpina var. himalaica C. B. Cl.);
N. Pakistan to S. Central China and Myanmar: Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya as per POWO;

SK 2999 28 September 2021: 2 very high res. images.
Location: Kalikot, West Nepal
Altitude: 2600 m.
Date: 15 August 2021
Habit : Wild

I feel it is or close to Circaea… Onagraceae.

I guess matches with Circaea cordata Royle.
Please validate!

Most of our observations so far are placed at Circaea alpina subsp. imaicola
Keys in Flora of Pakistan and Flora of China are based on roots and fruits.
But flowering pedicels are not glabrous (for it to be Circaea alpina subsp. imaicola as per Flora of China) or pubescent (for it to be Circaea cordata Royle as per Flora of China)
As these (pedicels) are glandular, it should be Circaea repens Wallich ex Ascherson & Magnus as per Flora of China. Pl. see FoC illustration.


SK 3584 20 July 2022: 6 very high res. images.

Location: Chandragiri, Kathmandu, Nepal
Altitude:  2400 m.
Date: 19 July 2022
Habit : Wild

Pls check genus Circaea in Onagraceae

Circaea cordata Royle  ???

Not cordata. May check C. repens or other spp.

Listed as below:

So it could be C. repens ?




POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  Flora of China  FOC illustration  Flora of Pakistan  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Pan India Bouquets India Biodiversity Portal

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