Hackelia uncinata (Royle ex Benth.) C.E.C.Fisch.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (Forget-Me-Not Or Borage Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : LASORA FAMILY (लसोड़ा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Boraginaceae
  • Basionym : Cynoglossum uncinatum Royle ex Benth.
  • Synonym(s) : Cynoglossum laxum G.Don; Cynoglossum roylei Wall. ex G.Don; Echinospermum glochidiatum A.DC.; Eritrichium uncinatum (Royle ex Benth.) Y.S.Lian & J.Q.Wang; Hackelia glochidiata (A.DC.) Brand; Hackelia roylei (Wall. ex G.Don) I.M.Johnst.; Lappula glochidiata Brand; Lappula laxa J.F.Macbr.; Lappula uncinata C.E.C.Fisch.; Paracaryum glochidiatum Benth. ex C.B.Clarke; Paracaryum uncinatum (Royle ex Benth.) N.P.Balakr.; Rindera glochidiata Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Hackelia uncinata (Royle ex Benth.) C.E.C.Fisch.
  • Common name : Hooked Stickseed, Forget Me Not
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Open slopes, in forest and shrubberies; 2400 - 3200 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Softly pubescent herb
  • Key identification features : Leaves with + dense hairs on lower surface of lamina, as well as on veins. Corolla blue, mouth of the tube with 5 scales. Ovary conical. Nutlet bristly
  • Flower, Fruit : June-August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Valley of Flowers
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district
    • Himachal Pradesh : Kinnaur district
  • Native : Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : North-East Pakistan to China (North-West Yunnan)
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 180
    • 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: 902
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Hackelia uncinata. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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