Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb ex Prantl

 
  • Family : BRASSICACEAE
    (Mustard Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SARSON FAMILY (सरसों फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Brassicaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Arabis sophia (L.) Bernh.; Crucifera sophia (L.) E.H.L.Krause; Descurainia sophia var. macrophylla (Barnéoud) Prantl; Discurea sophia (L.) Schur; Hesperis hermanniana Kuntze; Hesperis sophia Kuntze; Hesperis tripinnata (DC.) Kuntze; Phryne sophia (L.) Bubani; Sinapis tripinnata (DC.) Burch.; Sisymbrium absinthoides Gray; Sisymbrium macrophyllum Barnéoud; Sisymbrium parviflorum Lam.; Sisymbrium persicum Schrad. ex Spreng.; Sisymbrium pseudosophia Boiss. & A.Huet; Sisymbrium robesetti Steud.; Sisymbrium sophia L.; Sisymbrium tenuissimum Kar. & Kir.; Sisymbrium tripinnatum DC.; Sophia lobelii Rupr.; Sophia parviflora (Lam.) Standl.; Sophia vulgaris Fourr.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb ex Prantl
  • Common name : Herb sophia, Tansy mustard
  • Habit : Erect herb
  • Habitat : Dry mountain slopes, road sides and waste places, altitude 1500-4500 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
  • Native : Temperate Eurasia
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Temperate Eurasia, South and North America, South Africa
  • 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: 445
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Descurainia sophia. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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