Saxifraga cinerea

Saxifraga cinerea H. Sm., Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Bot. 2: 128 1958.; . Nepal as per Catalogue of Life; .   BK0030-Oct-03-2020 : 15 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1)- 869 kb. Saxifragaceae…. Location: Trans- Himalayas, Central Nepal, on the way to Manang Elevation: 3000-3600m asl Date: November 2017 Side view…Vegetative Attachments (1)- 894 kb. Saxifraga sibirica. Basal leaves are hidden behind […]

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Saxifraga filicaulis

Saxifraga filicaulis Wall., Prodr. 4: 46 (1830) (syn: Hirculus filicaulis (Wall.) Losinsk.; Saxifraga mairei H.Lév.); Himalaya to China (W. Sichuan, NW. & E. Yunnan, E. Central Shaanxi) as per POWO; Bhutan, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan (Hazara), China (Shaanxi, W-Sichuan, E-Yunnan, NW-Yunnan), S-Tibet, N-India, Nepal as per Catalogue of Life; Densely caespitose with wiry, branching, […]

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Saxifraga stella-aurea

Saxifraga stella-aurea Hook. f. & Thomson, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 2: 72 1858. (syn: Bhutan, China (S-Qinghai, W-Sichuan, W-Yunnan) , Tibet, India, Nepal, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh, Kashmir) as per Catalogue of Life; Caespitose; stems 1-1.5cm, densely leafy. Leaves ± rosetted, obovate-spathulate, 2-4 x 1-2mm, obtuse, narrowed at base, usually glandular-ciliate. Flowers solitary on […]

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Saxifraga poluniniana

Saxifraga poluniniana Harry Sm., Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Bot. 2: 114 1958.; Nepal as per Catalogue of life;   Saxifraga andersonii ??? : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5) Enclosing some pictures for ID verification please. Pictures were shot at Dhumba Lake Jomsom Nepal at 8900 ft on 22 April 2013 Or Saxifraga […]

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Saxifraga stenophylla

Saxifraga stenophylla Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 227, pl. 50, f. 1 1835. (syn: Saxifraga flagellaris f. alta Engl. & Irmsch.; Saxifraga flagellaris subsp. euflagellaris Engl. & Irmsch.; Saxifraga flagellaris f. humilis Engl. & Irmsch.; Saxifraga flagellaris f. pauciflora Engl. & Irmsch.; Saxifraga flagellaris subsp. stenophylla (Royle) Hultén; Saxifraga flagellaris var. stenosepala Trautv.); Common name: […]

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Saxifraga hispidula

Saxifraga hispidula D. Don, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 13(2): 380–381 1821. (syn: Hirculus hispidulus (D. Don) Losinsk.; Saxifraga evolvuloides Wall. ex Ser.; Saxifraga hispidula var. dentata Franch.; Saxifraga hispidula var. doniana Engl.; Saxifraga potentilliflora H. Lév.);   Saxifraga hispidula (Saxifragaceae) from Uttarakhand: Aug_2015_DSR_09: 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1) Saxifraga hispidula D.Don (Saxifragaceae) is […]

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Saxifraga microphylla

Saxifraga microphylla Royle ex Hook.f. & Thomson, J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 2: 72 1858. ;   Royle in Herb. Bth. ex H. f. & T. in Journ. Linn. Soc. ii. 72 ; peduncles puberulous about 1/4 in., leaves oblong glabrous, sepals much adnate below erect in fruit, petals 0 or oblong coriaceous equal to […]

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Saxifraga stolonifera

Saxifraga stolonifera Curtis, Philos. Trans. 64(1): 308 1774. (syn: Adenogyna sarmentosa (L.f.) Raf.; Aphomonix hederacea Raf.; Diptera cuscutiformis (Lodd.) Heynh.; Diptera sarmentosa (L.f.) Borkh.; Diptera sarmentosa (L. f.) Losinsk.; Ligularia sarmentosa (L.f.) Duval; Ligularia sarmentosa (L. f.) Haw.; Robertsonia sarmentosa (L.f.) Link; Rupifraga cuscutiformis (Lodd.) Raf.; Rupifraga sarmentosa (L.f.) Raf.; Saxifraga chaffanjonii H. Lév.; Saxifraga […]

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Saxifraga pulvinaria

Saxifraga pulvinaria Harry Sm., Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 2(4): 105 105 1958. (syn: Saxifraga imbricata Royle); DECEMBER 2013: Saxifraga pulvinaria from Uttarakhand_DSR_1 : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 3 authors.  Saxifraga pulvinaria Harry Sm. [=S.imbricata Royle] of the family Saxifragaceae is a cushion forming alpine plant. All flowers are at the surface of […]

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Saxifraga saginoides

Saxifraga saginoides Hook. f. & Thomson, J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 2: 68 68 1858. (Syn: Hirculus saignoides (Hook. f. & Thomson) Losinsk.);        Saxifraga saginoides (Saxifragaceae) from Uttarakhand: Aug_2015_DSR_08 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) Saxifraga saginoides Hook.f. & Thomson (Saxifragaceae) is a less frequent cushion forming herb in alpine zones […]

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Saxifraga lilacina

Saxifraga lilacina Duthie, Gard. Chron. III, 1904(1): 290 1904.;   An unidentified Saxifraga from Uttarakhand : Attachments (1 + 3).  4 posts by 2 authors. This cushion forming Saxifraga was shot at an altitude of 2600m which is quite unusual for cushion forming Saxifrags in this part of the Himalaya where alpine zones (homeland of Saxifrags) […]

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Saxifraga minutissima

Saxifraga minutissima D.S.Rawat;      New species of Saxifraga genus (Saxifraga minutissima) :  3 images. 13 posts by 12 authors. After a long toil in alpine zones of Uttarakhand I collected some specimens of a Saxifraga which proved as a new species. It was published few months back in 2012. Here I am attaching a […]

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Saxifraga melanocentra

Saxifraga melanocentra Franch., J. Bot. (Morot) 10(16): 263-264 263 1896. (Syn: Micranthes melanocentra (Franch.) Losinsk.; Micranthes pseudopallida (Engl. & Irmsch.) Losinsk.; Saxifraga atrata var. subcorymbosa Engl.; Saxifraga gageana W.W. Sm.; Saxifraga melanocentra f. angustispathulata Engl.; Saxifraga melanocentra f. franchetiana Engl. & Irmsch.; Saxifraga melanocentra f. pluriflora Engl. & Irmsch.; Saxifraga paludosa J. Anthony; Saxifraga pseudopallida […]

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Saxifraga cernua

Saxifraga cernua L., Sp. Pl. 403 1753.  (Syn: Lobaria cernua (L.) Haw.; Miscopetalum cernuum (L.) Gray; Saxifraga cernua f. bulbillosa Engl. & Irmsch.; Saxifraga cernua var. linnaeana Ser.; Saxifraga cernua f. ramosa J.G. Gmel.; Saxifraga cernua var. simplicissima Ledeb.; Saxifraga simulata Small);       VoF Week :: DV :: 02 AUG 12 – 0246 […]

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Saxifraga brunonis

Saxifraga brunonis Wall. ex Ser., Prodr. 4: 45 45 1830. (Syn: Hirculus brunonianus Losinsk.; Saxifraga brunoniana Wall. ex Sternb.; Saxifraga brunoniana var. majuscula Engl. & Irmsch.; Saxifraga loripes J. Anthony);      VoF Week : Saxifraga brunonis: Name of species : Saxifraga brunonis Family : Saxifragaceae Habit : Herb Habitat : Hill slope, open forest […]

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Saxifraga parnassifolia

Saxifragaparnassifolia D. Don, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 13(2): 405-406 405 1821. (Syn: Saxifragadiversifolia var. parnassifolia (D. Don) Ser.; Saxifragaparnassifolia var. obscuricallosa J.T. Pan); Images by Balkar Singh & Ashwini Bhatia           Flora of Chakrata: Saxifraga sp from Budher Caves Road Chakrata: 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (14) Saxifraga sp from Budher Caves […]

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Saxifraga species

Saxifraga species;           TQ: Saxifraga spp from Paddar Valley, J&K: Saxifraga species from Paddar Valley, Jammu and Kashmir.Found flowering in early August.A mat-forming plant as obvious from the picture.Please identify. Especially seeking … opinion. (Pictures not taken by me)   A Herb for ID (24/-6/2011 NSJ-02):   A wild Herb for ID. […]

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Saxifraga sibirica

Saxifragasibirica L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10 2: 1027 1759. (Syn: Cymbalariellamollis (Sm.) Nappi; Cymbalariellasibirica Nappi; Lobariasibirica (L.) Haw.; Piarophylasibirica Raf. (Unresolved); Saxifragaexilis Stephan ex Sternb.; Saxifragamollis Sm.; Saxifragamollis Smith; Saxifragapekinensis Maxim.; Saxifragaradiata Small; Saxifragasibirica var. bockiana Engl.; Saxifragasibirica var. eusibirica Engl. & Irmsch.; Saxifragasibirica subsp. mollis (Sm.) V.A.Matthews; Saxifragasibirica subsp. mollis Matthews; Saxifragasibirica var. pekinensis […]

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Saxifraga pallida

Saxifraga pallida Wall. ex Ser., Prodr. 4: 38 1830. (syn: Micranthes pallida (Wall. ex Ser.) Losinsk.; Micranthes pallidiformis (Engl.) Losinsk.; Saxifraga clavistamineoides T.C. Ku; Saxifraga himalaica N.P. Balakr.; Saxifraga micrantha Edgew. …..; Saxifraga micranthoides Engl.; Saxifraga pallida f. bracteosa Engl. & Irmsch. ……; Saxifraga pallidiformis Engl.);    Saxifraga pallida (Saxifragaceae) from Uttarakhand: Aug_2015_DSR_06 : 2 posts by […]

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