Arabidopsis mollissima (C.A.Mey.) O.E.Schulz

 
  • Family : BRASSICACEAE
    (Mustard Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SARSON FAMILY (सरसों फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Brassicaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Arabidopsis mollissima var. glaberrima (Hook.f. & Thomson) O.E.Schulz; Arabis gracilis Willd. ex Ledeb.; Hesperis mollissima (C.A.Mey.) Kuntze; Hesperis thomsonii Kuntze; Sisymbrium mollissimum C.A.Mey.; Sisymbrium mollissimum var. glaberrimum Hook.f. & Thomson; Sisymbrium thomsonii Hook.f.; Stenophragma mollissimum (C.A.Mey.) B.Fedtsch.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crucihimalaya mollissima (C.A.Mey.) Al-Shehbaz, O'Kane & R.A.Price
  • Common name : Soft Rock-cress
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Usually on North facing rocky slopes and among boulders of Himalayas, altitude 3000-4000 m.
  • Comments / notes : Similar to A. himalaica but leaves entire or shallowly toothed; racemes bracteate only at base; flowers white or purplish.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : East Sikkim (Gangtok) district
  • Native : Afghanistan, Altay, Bhutan, China North-Central, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Tuva, West Himalaya, Xinjiang
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Afghanistan, Altay, Bhutan, China North-Central, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Tuva, West Himalaya, Xinjiang
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 74
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 444
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Arabidopsis mollissima. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

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