I invested some time to find the ID of this plant which I have never seen
It is either Melasma avense (=Alectra avensis) of Scrophulariaceae or a
species very close to it.
Department of Biological Sciences, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture &
Technology Pantnagar-263 145 Uttarakhand, INDIA
displaying wild flora of Pantnagar
On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 1:32 AM, C CHADWELL <chrischadwell...@btinternet.com
> This plant is neither *Rhinanthus minor* (known as 'Yellow-Rattle' in the
> UK) nor *R.glaber* recorded
> from China. Neither have records for Nepal nor anywhere in the Himalaya
> proper, as far as I know.
> I shall see what I or others can come up with. These sub-tropical
> locations and associated flora are not familiar
> territory for me..... Hopefully someone else can "come to the rescue".
> Seems quite distinctive, so someone should
> be able to recognise it.
> By the way, two 'Rhinanthus' was included in 'Flora of British India' one
> a synonym for *Pedicularis bifida *(Scrophulariaceae)
> the other for *Geniospermum elongatum* (Lamiaceae).
> Best Wishes,
> Chris Chadwell
> 81 Parlaunt Road
> SL3 8BE
> *From:* J.M. Garg <jmga...@gmail.com>
> *To:* efloraofindia <email@example.com>
> *Cc:* Saroj Kasaju <kasajusa...@gmail.com>; D.S Rawat <
> *Sent:* Monday, 17 October 2016, 8:20
> *Subject:* Fwd: SK99SEP12-1016:ID
> Forwarding again for Id assistance please.
> Some earlier relevant feedback:
> It was unfortunate that when I went to the spot after a couple of weeks to
> get pictures of
> the plant there was no trace of any plant .
> However, from your hint and comparison of web pictures I guess it could be
> minor *L. (accepted name).
> Request experts for opinion.
> Thank you.
> http://www.efloras.org/ florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2& taxon_id=200021241
> Saroj kasaju
> Does not match with the illustration at the given link (of *Rhinanthus
> glaber* Lamarck syn: *Rhinanthus major* Ehrhart):
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Saroj Kasaju* <kasajusa...@gmail.com>
> Date: 12 September 2016 at 14:53
> Subject: SK99SEP12-1016:ID
> To: "J.M. Garg" <jmga...@gmail.com>, efloraofindia <
> Dear Mr. Garg,
> Sharing some pictures for ID shot at Gund Bhaktapur Nepal on 11 September
> 2016 at 5100 ft.
> Thank you.
> Saroj Kasaju
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