Swertia dilatata C.B.Clarke

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 4: 22 (1883)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. Tibet, Nepal to E. Himalaya and Assam. It is an annual and grows primarily in the subalpine or subarctic biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya, Nepal, Tibet

Accepted Infraspecifics

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ho T.-N. & Liu S.-W. (2015). A Worldwide Monograph of Swertia and Its Allies: 1-430. Science Press, Beijing.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • Rajbhandari, K.R., Rai, S.K. & Chhetri, R. (2022). A Handbook of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 4: 1-522. Department of Plant Resources, Thapathali, Kathmandu, Nepal.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1995). Flora of China 16: 1-479. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Swertia paniculata.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ho T.-N. & Liu S.-W. (2015). A Worldwide Monograph of Swertia and Its Allies: 1-430. Science Press, Beijing.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.

Other Data

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Sources

  • 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