Eriophyton wallichii Benth.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Eriophyton wallichianum Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Eriophyton wallichii Benth.
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Alpine screes and stony alluvial fans; 2700 - 5460 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Calyx densely shaggy with hairs up to 1cm long; plant densely white-lanate, up to 17cm
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : North Sikkim (Mangan) district,East Sikkim (Gangtok) district,West Sikkim (Geyzing) district,South Sikkim (Namchi) district
  • Native : Bhutan, China , East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Qinghai, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : West Central Himalaya to China
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 199
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 2: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 960-961
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Eriophyton wallichii. Downloaded on 25 June 2024.

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