Swertia hookeri C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : GENTIANACEAE
    (Gentian Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BHUIN NEEM FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Gentianaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Swertia hookeri C.B.Clarke
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Erect herbs, up to 1.25 m high; stems terete, hollow, pinkish; Radical leaves spathulate-elliptic; cauline leaves elliptic, 5-nerved; Flowers in panicles, dull yellow with violet tip on outer side; Capsules oblong shining brown; Seeds discoid, smooth.
  • Flower, Fruit : September- November
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Tawang
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, India, Nepal, Tibet
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, India, Nepal, Tibet
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 184
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Swertia hookeri. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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