Swertia alata

Swertia alata C.B. Clarke, Fl. Brit. India 4(10): 125 1883. (syn: Agathotes alata D.Don ex G.Don; Ophelia alata (D. Don) Griseb.); Pakistan to Himalaya; East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya as per POWO;     Swertia -1 from Kalatope for id al210911: Today I am posting two Swertia sp. observations from Kalatope Location Kalatope, Chamba […]

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Swertia ciliata ?

Swertia ciliata ?;   ID request unknown gentianaceae : 7 posts by 3 authors. 1 image. Date: 17/10/2019 Baijibara; central nepal 3600m next to footpath; non cultivated Plant Height; ca 25 cm Leaves lanceolate Pink/purple flower with 5 petals Flowering period: October I look at Swertia, but could not find a candidate, or is it somewhat […]

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Swertia cordata ?

Swertia cordata ?;     Campanulaceae & Gentianaceae Week: Gentianaceae-Swertia alata (G. Don) Clarke from Chakrata: Swertia alata (G. Don) Clarke in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4:125. 1883. syn: Agathotes alata D.Don ; Ophelia alata (G. Don) Griseb. Annual herb up to 40 cm tall, 4-angled; cauline leaves sessile to subsessile, ovate-cordate, 3-6 cm long, usually […]

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Swertia bimaculata ?

Swertia bimaculata (Siebold & Zucc.) Hook. f. & Thomson ex C.B. Clarke, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 14(78): 449 1875. (syn: Frasera bimaculata (Siebold & Zucc.) H. Toyokuni; Ophelia bimaculata Siebold & Zucc.; Silene esquirolii H. Lév.; Swertia bimaculata var. macrocarpa Nakai; Swertia platyphylla Merr.) ?; Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu), Bhutan, peninsular Malaysia, India, Darjeeling, […]

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Swertia macrosperma

Swertia macrosperma (C.B. Clarke) C.B. Clarke, Fl. Brit. India 4(10): 123–124 1883. (syn: Ophelia macrosperma C.B. Clarke; Swertia randaiensis Hayata); Bhutan, India, Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin), Nepal, Sikkim, Vietnam, China (Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Sichuan, Yunnan), Taiwan as per Catalogue of Life ;     Swertia macrosperma (C.B. Clarke) C.B. Clarke ?? : 5 posts by 2 […]

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Swertia nervosa

Swertia nervosa (Wall. ex G. Don) C. B. Cl., Fl. Brit. India 4(10): 125 1883. (syn: Agathotes nervosa Wall. ex G. Don; Ophelia nervosa (Wall. ex G. Don) Griseb.; Swertia cavaleriei H. Lév.; Swertia nervosa Wall. (ambiguous synonym)); Bhutan, Darjeeling, Sikkim, India, Nepal, China (SE-Gansu, Guangxi, Guizhou, SW-Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan), Tibet as per Catalogue of […]

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Swertia angustifolia var. pulchella

Swertia angustifolia var. pulchella (D. Don) Burkill, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 2: 375 1906. (Syn: Ophelia pulchella D. Don; Swertia affinis C.B. Clarke; Swertia esquirolii H. Lév.; Swertia vacillans Maxim.); Branched herb; stem 4-angled, angles narrowly winged. Leaves lanceolate, 4 x 1.5 cm, estipulate, sessile, chartaceous, glabrous, 3-ribbed, base acute-cuneate, apex acutely acuminate. Panicles to […]

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Swertia cuneata

Swertia cuneata Wall. ex D. Don, London Edinburgh Philos. Mag. & J. Sci. 8: 77 1836. (Syn: Swertia asterocalyx T.N. Ho & S.W. Liu);        ID request –enroute Dhel pass- GHNP – PKA6 : 7 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (6). This herb was spotted enroute Dhel Pass at an altitude of approx […]

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Swertia alternifolia

Swertia alternifolia Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 278 1835. ;      Fwd: Swetia alterniflia from Lahaul Spithi distt : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1+ 3) This Swertia alternifolia shot from Gamphu to Dorni roadside on moist place in Distt Lahaul spiti  Yes another big and beautiful late blooming Swertia with distinctly alternate […]

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Swertia beddomei

Swertia beddomei C.B.Clarke, Fl. Brit. India 4: 127 1883. ;   Erect herbs, to 60 cm high; branchlets 4-angled and obscurely 4 winged. Leaves opposite-decussate, sessile, 1-3 x 0.8-2 cm, ovate-orbicular, subamplexicaule at base, margins entire, obtuse at apex, 3-5 ribbed, coriaceous. Flowers in densely panicled, flat topped terminal and axillary corymbs, blue lurid or […]

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Swertia corymbosa

Swertia corymbosa (Griseb.) Wight ex Clarke, Gen. Sp. Gent. 317 1839 ; SWER-tee-uh — named for Emanual Sweert, Dutch botanist, artist and author … Dave’s Botanary kor-rim-BOW-suh — full of corymbs (flat topped flower heads) … Dave’s Botanary commonly known as: corymbose swertia • Kannada: ಕಿರಾತಕಡ್ಡಿ kirathakaddi, ನೆಲಬೇವು nelabevu • Malayalam: അവൽപ്പൂവ് avalpoovu • Sanskrit: […]

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Swertia species ?

Swertia species ?;        KAS Week DS_021012_05 Need Id: Need id for this tiny flower at Kas 22nd Sep 2012. is it possible to get nearer to the flower ?A guess: species of Mollugo. I am attaching another pic of the same, Please see if it helps. … possibly Swertia minor … (family: […]

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Swertia ciliata

Swertia ciliata (D. Don ex G. Don) B.L. Burtt, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 26(3): 272 272 1965. (Syn: Ophelia ciliata D. Don ex G. Don; Ophelia purpurascens Wall. ex D. Don);   Annual herb up to 90 cm tall, 4-angled; Leaves opposite, narrowly-ovate, 2-6 cm long; flowers in paniculate many-flowered infl; calyx lobes 3-5 […]

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Swertia angustifolia

Swertia angustifolia Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 127-128 127 1825. (Syn: Swertia angustifolia var. hamiltoniana Burkill);   Annual herb up to 80 cm long, 4-angled; leaves linear-lanceolate, 3-7 cm long, 1-5 nerved; inflorescence paniculate, strict; flowers 4-merous; calyx lobes oblong-linear, nearly equalling corolla; corolla bluish-white to greenish with green or light purple veins […]

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Swertia chirayita

Swertia chirayita (Roxb.) H. Karst., Deut. Fl. 1025. 1883 Mar (C. B. Clarke in J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 4:124. 1883 Jun “chirata“) (Syn: =) Gentiana chirata Wall., orth. var.; (≡) Gentiana chirayita Roxb. (basionym); (=) Swertia chirata (Roxb.) Buch.-Ham. ex C. B. Clarke, orth. var.); Common name: Chirayita • Hindi: चिरायत Chirayata, Charaita, […]

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Swertia speciosa

Swertia speciosa D. Don, ; London Edinb. Philos. Mag. J. Sci. 8: 77 (1836). (Syn: Swertia perfoliata Royle ex G. Don ; Swertia speciosa var. perfoliata (G. Don) C. B. Clarke) as per Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal; Swertia speciosa G. Don (syn: Swertia kingii Hook. fil.; Swertia lahulensis Kern.; Swertia perfoliata Royle ex […]

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Swertia paniculata

Swertia paniculata Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 3, pl. 205 3 1832. (syn: Ophelia paniculata D. Don; Ophelia paniculata var. brachypetala Griseb.; Swertia dilatata C.B. Clarke; Swertia stricta Collett & Hemsl.);   Annual herb up to 80 cm tall, 4-angled; leaves narrowly ovate to linear-oblong, 1.5-4 cm long; inf. paniculate; flowers pentamerous; calyx lobes narrowly ovate, […]

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Swertia tetragona

Swertia tetragona (Edgew.) Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4:122. 1883. (Syn: Ophelia tetragona Edgew.) as per Flora of Pakistan;             Campanulaceae & Gentianaceae Fortnight: Swertia tetragona from Himachal : GSG-23 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2). Swertia tetragona from Himachal. District Sirmour; 1700 m asl. Another very good upload … […]

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Swertia petiolata

Swertia petiolata D.Don in London & Edinb. Phil. J. Sc. 8: 77. 1836 (Syn: Swertia lahulensis A. Kerner; Swertia obtusipetala Gruning; Swertia petiolata var. lahulensis (A. Kerner) Clarke; Swertia species G. Don; Swertia subspeciosa Burkill) as per Flora of Pakistan;  . Local Name: Momiran, Urdu: Charita; . Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir, Nepal, China as per Flora […]

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