Cardamine macrophylla Willd.

 
  • Family : BRASSICACEAE
    (Mustard Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SARSON FAMILY (सरसों फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Brassicaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cardamine dentariifolia Royle ex Hook.f. & Thomson; Cardamine gmelinii Tausch; Cardamine macrophylla var. diplodonta T.Y.Cheo; Cardamine macrophylla var. polyphylla (D.Don) T.Y.Cheo & R.C.Fang; Cardamine polyphylla D.Don; Cardamine sachalinensis Miyabe & T.Miyake; Cardamine sinomanshurica (Kitag.) Kitag.; Cardamine szeewaldiana Prodan; Cardamine urbaniana O.E.Schulz; Cardamine willdenowii Tausch; Dentaria hirsutuloa Andrz. ex DC.; Dentaria macrophylla (Willd.) Bunge ex Maxim.; Dentaria ochroleuca Gaudin ex DC.; Dentaria sinomanshurica Kitag.; Dentaria wallichii G.Don; Dentaria willdenowii Tausch
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cardamine macrophylla Willd.
  • Common name : Toothwort,Bitter cress
  • Vernacular name :
    • Twelee (Nepali)
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Damp shaded situations in subtropical to temperate forests, altitude 2000-3000 m.
  • Comments / notes : A common and variable species so far as height, number and division of leaflets and size of flowers are concerned, but displaying little correlation of characters
  • Flower, Fruit : May-July
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
  • Native : European Russia to Russian Far East and Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : European Russia to Russian Far East and 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: 75
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 430
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cardamine macrophylla. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

India Distribution

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