Swertia bimaculata (Siebold & Zucc.) Hook.f. & Thomson ex C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : GENTIANACEAE
    (Gentian Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BHUIN NEEM FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Gentianaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Frasera bimaculata (Siebold & Zucc.) Toyok.; Ophelia bimaculata Siebold & Zucc.; Silene esquirolii H.Lév.; Swertia biauriculata H.Lév.; Swertia bimaculata var. impunctata Makino; Swertia bimaculata var. macrocarpa Nakai; Swertia mairei H.Lév.; Swertia plantaginifolia Griff.; Swertia platyphylla Merr.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Swertia bimaculata (Siebold & Zucc.) Hook.f. & Thomson ex C.B.Clarke
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Herbs, up to 2 m high; stems stout, quadrangular; branches corymbose upward; Leaves elliptic-Ianceolate, 3-nerved; Flowers in panicles, white with black spots; Capsules oblong; Seeds subglobose, obscurely reticulate.
  • Flower, Fruit : September- December
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : China, Bhutan, India, Inner Mongolia, Japan, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : China, Bhutan, India, Inner Mongolia, Japan, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, 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: 183
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Swertia bimaculata. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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