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Stars of the month. Books on Indian Flora. Contact Us. Copyrights, Permissions, Citations. Database of Publications. Efloraofindia's journey. Flowersofindia site. For members' information. Indian Flora facebook group. Names of Plants in India site. Posting Guidelines. Role of eFI in Sc. Volunteers required. This exclusively Himalayan genus in India , Aquilegia popularly known as Columbine is characterized by five backward projecting spurs.
Five species of it occur in India. Aquilegia nivalis Baker Falc. Photographed here in Sunderdhunga Valley, Bageshwar district Uttarakhand at an altitude of m. Attachments 1. Aquilegia nivalis from Kashmir I think this probably is A. I would not describe A. Jacks is a rare species in alpine zones of Uttarakhand Himalaya and listed as a threatened species in India. Photographed in Sunderdhunga valley of Uttarakhand.
Beautiful uploads I think you have very good flower repository of flowers The plant may be Aquilegia nivalis. I disagree with the inclusion of the 'Snow Columbine' as a 'Red List' species either within India or Internationally it would only be included as. Stewart recorded this in Northern Pakistan and Kashmir from a number of locations m. Had it been a scarce plant, it would not have been included in 'Flowers of the Himalaya' My team easily located this at Vishensar and near Mt.
Kolahoi during the Kashmir Botanical Expedition in - there is even a photograph of it contained within the expedition report. I came across it again during a visit. Roy Lancaster reported it from Lashpatri, Vishensar and near Sonamarg during a botanical tour to Kashmir.
Robson reported it during a visit to Kashmir in from above Gulmarg and near Thajewas above Sonamarg. In fact, pressures on them during that period have actually reduced. Species which inhabit places close to habitation are at greater risk of being damaged regardless of any known usage of particular species. For more details, pl. The Pillars 2. Moderators 4. Major contributors Stars of the month Efloraofindia's journey General.
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Aquilegia nivalis Falc. ex Baker
Aquilegia vulgaris subsp. Rootstock stout, woody. Stems 3- cm high, erect or nearly erect, densely pubescent, intermixed with some glandular hairs, Radical leaves biternate, petioles cm long, leaflets thickish with short petioles, mm long and wide, obovate to suborbicular, deeply trifid, usually glabrous, green above, pale glaucous beneath. Cauline leaves ternate, much reduced in size. Flowers usually solitary.