Leontopodium himalayanum DC.

First published in Prodr. 6: 276 (1838)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is N. Pakistan to China (NW. Yunnan) and N. Myanmar. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the subalpine or subarctic biome.

Distribution

Native to:

China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Lidén, M. & Bharali, P. (2020). Flowers of the Se La: 1-135. Uppsula University, Sweden.
  • Mehboob-ur-Rahman (2012). Wild plants of Swat, Pakistan 1: 1-281. Department of botany, govt. Jehanzeb post graduate college.
  • Qaiser, M. & Abid, R. (2003). Flora of Pakistan 210: 1-215. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mehboob-ur-Rahman (2012). Wild plants of Swat, Pakistan 1: 1-281. Department of botany, govt. Jehanzeb post graduate college.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 26, 1911 Blinkworth, R. [2945] India K000901980 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 22, 1911 Wallich, N. [2945] India K000901979 Unknown Type Material Yes
Maroof Shah [1234] Pakistan K001572021 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0