Incarvillea arguta Royle

 
  • Family : BIGNONIACEAE
    (Bignonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEELI GULMOHUR FAMILY (नीली गुलमोहर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Bignoniaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Amphicome arguta Royle ex G.Don; Amphicome diffusa (Royle) Sprague; Incarvillea arguta Royle
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Incarvillea diffusa Royle
  • Common name : Himalayan Gloxinia
  • Vernacular name :
    • Maruwa paati (Nepali)
  • Habit : Subshrub
  • Habitat : Slopes and thickets in Himalaya; 1400 - 2700 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Inflorescences 6-20-flowered; pedicel 8-25 mm; bractlets borne at pedicel base
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Himachal Pradesh : Kinnaur district
  • Native : China, India, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : West Central and Central Himalaya to Central 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: 192
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Incarvillea arguta. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

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