Microcaryum pygmaeum I.M.Johnst.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (Forget-Me-Not Or Borage Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : LASORA FAMILY (लसोड़ा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Boraginaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Eritrichium pygmaeum C.B.Clarkel Eritrichium riae H.J.P.Winkl.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Microcaryum pygmaeum I.M.Johnst.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Alpine meadows, cliff-ledges and crevices; 3900 - 4900 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Dwarf acaulescent annual, total height including pedicels not more than 2cm; leaves 2-5 x 1.5-2mm
  • Flower, Fruit : July-August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : North Sikkim (Mangan) district
  • Native : Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Nepal
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Nepal to China (West Sichuan) and North India
  • 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: 893-894
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Microcaryum pygmaeum. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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