Iris decora Wall.

 
  • Family : IRIDACEAE
    (Saffron Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KESAR FAMILY (केसर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Iridaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Evansia nepalensis Klatt; Iris decora var. leucantha X.D.Dong & Y.T.Zhao; Iris nepalensis D.Don; Iris sulcata Wall.; Iris yunnanensis H.Lév.; Junopsis decora (Wall.) Wern.Schulze; Junopsis yunnanensis (H.Lév.) M.B.Crespo, Mart.-Azorín & Mavrodiev; Neubeckia decora (Wall.) Klatt; Neubeckia sulcata Klatt
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Iris decora Wall.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grassy hillsides on plateaus, open stony pastures, cliffs; 2800 - 3100 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Roots are considered as diuretic, aperient and deobstruent, used in bilious obstructions and externally applied to small sores and pimples.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : China, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Pakistan to South 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: 236
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Iris decora. Downloaded on 17 June 2024.

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