Swertia petiolata D.Don

First published in London Edinburgh Philos. Mag. & J. Sci. 8: 77 (1836)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Afghanistan to W. & Central Himalaya. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the subalpine or subarctic biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Mehboob-ur-Rahman (2012). Wild plants of Swat, Pakistan 1: 1-281. Department of botany, govt. Jehanzeb post graduate college.
  • Omer, S. (1995). Flora of Pakistan 197: 1-172. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • 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.
  • Schiman-Czeiha, H. (1967). Flora Iranica 41: 1-28. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ho T.-N. & Liu S.-W. (2015). A Worldwide Monograph of Swertia and Its Allies: 1-430. Science Press, Beijing.
  • Schiman-Czeiha, H. (1967). Flora Iranica 41: 1-28. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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