Biebersteinia odora Stephan

 
  • Family : BIEBERSTEINIACEAE
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Biebersteiniaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Biebersteinia emodi Jaub. & Spach
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Biebersteinia odora Stephan
  • Common name : Fragrant Yellow Geranium
  • Habit : Woody perennial herb
  • Habitat : Scree slopes, near glaciers, rocky and gravelly areas; 4200-5600 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : A plant with a pleasant spicy odour. It has a superficial resemblance to some Potentillas.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : Altay, India, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Tuva, West Himalaya, Xinjiang
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Central Asia to South-West Siberia and West Himalaya
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 89
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Biebersteinia odora. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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