Thank you Dr Rawat once again for explaining this. I saw several larger
rosettes but since they didn’t have flowers yet (or I failed to spot them in my
tiredness), I didn’t get images of them. Perhaps, I will get to go and see the
plant again some time soon.
With best regards,
> On 4 Aug 2017, at 18:46, J.M. Garg <jmga...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks, Ashwini ji.
> On 04-Aug-2017 11:30 AM, "D.S Rawat" <drdsrawat.alpin...@gmail.com
> <mailto:drdsrawat.alpin...@gmail.com>> wrote:
> Yes it looks like Jurinella macrocephala (Asteraceae). Rosette of leaves is
> yet not mature and some larger leaves are browsed by animals(?). Complete
> rosette is quite characteristic and can readily be identified. Please see
> this plant in eFI.
> Two species of Dolomiaea DC. genus are known in India as per BSI information
> (Karthikeyan et al 2009)
> 1. D. baltalensis Dar & Naqshi known from Kashmir
> 2. D. cooperi (J.Anthony) Ling known from Eastern Himalaya
> Their distribution is not matching with this record!
> The plant here looks to me closer to Jurinella macrocephala (Royle) Aswal &
> Goel (=Dolomiaea macrocephala Royle; Jurinea macrocephala (Royle) C.B.Clarke;
> Jurinea himalaica R.R.Stewart). This species is widespread in Central and
> Western Himalaya and this record matches with distribution.
> In eFI we have kept it under the name Jurinea dolomiaea
> DSRawat Pantnagar
> On Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 5:02:28 PM UTC+5:30, ashwini wrote:
> I found many of these rosettes growing about 4000m and above but found
> flowers growing on only this plant. I think this is Dolomiaea macrocephala.
> Please advise me if I am making a mistake.
> Dolomiaea macrocephala
> Above Lahaish Cave, Towards Indrahar Pass, Dharamshala, HP
> 4000m and above
> 28-29 July 2017
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