Stellaria semivestita Edgew. ex Edgew. & Hook. fil., Fl. Brit. India 1: 230 1874.;
W. & Central Himalaya: Nepal, West Himalaya as per POWO;
Perennial herbs, about 15-45 cm long, caespitose or tufted. Stem erect or decumbent, much branched, slightly quadrangular or terete, branches much crowded, pubescent with white woolly hairs, rootstock slender. Leaves simple, opposite, linear-subulate, about 7-35 x 1-2 mm across, base rounded, margin ciliate, apex acute, curved, 1 veined, glabrescent or woolly on both sides, midrib impressed above and slightly prominent beneath, succulent or not, petiole short or usually sessile, stipules absent. Inflorescence solitary, terminal or supra-axillary. Flowers bisexual, about 1.2 cm across, pedicel erect, about 1.8-2.8 cm long, bracts paired, foliaceous, margins scarious, sepals 5, lanceolate, triveined, herbaceous, margins scarious, apex acuminate, persistent, about 6 mm long, petals 5, white, slightly longer than sepals, limb bi-fid from the base, margins entire. Stamens 10. Ovary superior, unilocular rarely trilocular, ovules many, style 3. Fruit capsule, obovoid-elliptic, about 4 x 6 mm across, dehiscing with 6 valves or opening by twice the number of styles present. Seeds few, reniform or globose, compressed laterally, about 1 mm across, dark brown.
Temperate Himalayas, altitude 2500-3000 m.
India: Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Nepal
(Attributions: Ganeshaiah, K. N., UAS, Bangalore, India.; Kailash, B. R., ATREE, Bangalore, India.; Royal Norwegian Embassy grants. Indian Bioresource Information Network (IBIN), Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, India as per India Biodiversity Portal)
Stellaria semivestita Edgew.: 6 very high res. images.
Habit : Wild
Accordingly, images at Stellaria graminea, will also be of Stellaria semivestita
Caryophyllaceae Week: Stellaria graminea from Munsiari:
This one was shot from our Gori valley trip….near Munsiari...Stellaria graminea…
I think yes. Very good photographs
POWO specimen Catalogue of Life The Plant List Ver.1.1 IPNI GBIF specimen (High resolution specimens) India Biodiversity Portal IBIS Flora (Flora of British India)
Lectotypification in Stellaria (Caryophyllaceae) (pdf)- Satish Chandra Dharmendra Singh Rawat- Rheeda Vol.27 (2) 2017 (Abstract: Three names in Stellaria, viz., S. semivestita Edgew., S. subumbellata Edgew. and S. webbiana (Benth. ex G. Don) Edgew. & Hook.f. are lectotypified here)