Gentiana speciosa (Wall.) C.Marquand

 
  • Family : GENTIANACEAE
    (Gentian Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BHUIN NEEM FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Gentianaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Gentiana speciosa (Wall.) C.Marquand; Tripterospermum speciosum (Wall.) Raizada; Crawfurdia wardii Marquand; Gentiana kingdonii C.Marquand; Gentiana wardii C.Marquand ex F.K.Ward
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crawfurdia speciosa Wall.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Key identification features : Herbaceous climbers; Leaves elliptic-acuminate; Flowers axillary, solitary or in 5-flowered cymes, showy, blue-violet; petals twisted to form projecting structure in centre of calyx lobes; Capsules globose, stalked, brownish.
  • Flower, Fruit : November- December
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Lohit, Siang
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 181-182
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Gentiana speciosa. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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