Arnebia guttata Bunge

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (Forget-Me-Not Or Borage Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : LASORA FAMILY (लसोड़ा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Boraginaceae
  • Basionym : Macrotomia guttata (Bunge) Farrer
  • Synonym(s) : Arnebia guttata var. thomsonii (C.B.Clarke) Kazmi; Arnebia thomsonii C.B.Clarke; Arnebia tibetana Kurz; Lithospermum guttatum (Bunge); I.M.Johnst.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Arnebia guttata Bunge
  • Common name : Spotted Arnebia, Ratanjot
  • Vernacular name :
    • Demok (Ladaki)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : On dry sandy places. Cold Desert
  • Comments / notes : Being uprooted for herbal industry.
  • Key identification features : A low tufted vey bristly-haired perennial herb. Stem branched covered with the base
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September
  • Distribution :
    • Ladakh : Leh district
  • Native : Afghanistan, Altay, China North-Central, Inner Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Xinjiang
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Conservation Status : Frequent
  • Literature :
    • Chaurasia O P, Khatoon N and Singh S B (2006), Field Guide-Plant Biodiversity of Ladakh. WWF-India, Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) and Department of Wildlife Protection, Goverment of Jammu and Kashmir
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Arnebia guttata. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

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