Podophyllum hexandrum Royle

 
  • Family : PODOPHYLLACEAE
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Berberidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Dysosma emodi (Wall. ex Honigberger) M.Hiroe; Podophyllum emodi var. chinense Sprague; Podophyllum emodi var. hexandrum (Royle) R.Chatterjee & Mukerjee; Podophyllum hexandrum var. chinense (Sprague) Stearn ex Cubey; Podophyllum sikkimense R.Chatterjee & Mukerjee; Sinopodophyllum emodi (Wall. ex Honigberger) T.S.Ying; Sinopodophyllum hexandrum (Royle) T.S.Ying; Sinopodophyllum hexandrum var. chinense (Sprague) Stearn ex J.M.H.Shaw & Cubey; Sinopodophyllum hexandrum var. emodi (Wall. ex Honigberger) J.M.H.Shaw
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Podophyllum hexandrum Royle
  • Common name : Indian mayapple
  • Habit : Perennial herbs
  • Habitat : Open mountain slopes and shady coniferous forests, altitude 2500-4400 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-June
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Rudraprayag district
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Kinnaur district
  • Native : Afghanistan, China North-Central, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Qinghai, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Afghanistan, China North-Central, China South-Central, Czechoslovakia, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Qinghai, Tibet, West 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: 71
    • 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: 328-329
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Podophyllum hexandrum. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

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