Oxytropis microphylla (Pall.) DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Astragalus diphyllus Lam.; Astragalus microphyllus (Pall.) Pall.; Astragalus polyphyllus Willd.; Oxytropis grenardii Franch.; Oxytropis microphylla f. albiflora P.Yan & M.M.Gao; Oxytropis tibetica Bunge; Phaca microphylla Pall.; Spiesia microphylla (Pall.) Kuntze; Spiesia polyadenia Freyn; Spiesia tibetica (Bunge) Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Oxytropis microphylla (Pall.) DC.
  • Common name : Small Leaved Locoweed
  • Vernacular name :
    • sTag-sha nagpo (Ladakhi)
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Hillsides, valley slopes, gravelly river terraces, hillsides in Stipa grasslands, ice terraces, high-elevation grasslands, sandy areas, Caragana scrub; 2700-5200 m. altitude
  • Flower, Fruit : May-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Himachal Pradesh : Manali
    • Ladakh : Ladakh
  • Native : Buryatiya, China, East Himalaya, India, Inner Mongolia, Irkutsk, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Qinghai, Tibet, West Himalaya, Xinjiang
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Pakistan to South Siberia and Himalaya
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 110
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Oxytropis microphylla. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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