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1. Oxygraphis polypetala (Royle ex D.Don) Hook.f. & Thoms., Fl. Ind. 1:27. 1855. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:21. 1872, Banerji in J. Bomb. Nat. Hist. Soc. 51:412. 1953, Rec. Bot. Surv. Ind. 19 (2): 19. 1966 (Fig. 23, A-C).


Naturhistorisches Museum, Botanische Abteilung, Wien, Austria.


National Herbarium, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Oxygraphis polypetala

  • Oxygraphis glacialis auct. non Bunge: Hook.f. & Thoms.
  • Ranunculus polypetalous Royle ex D. Don
  • Ranunculus royleanus Qureshi & Chaudhri

    Small caespitose perennial, with fibrous roots, base covered by remains of old leaves. Leaves all radical, blade 7-50 mm in diameter, membranous, reniform, base cordate, crenate, sometimes with 3 crenate lobes. Scapes several, 2-10 cm high. Flowers solitary, about 2-2.5 cm in diameter. Sepals 5, coriaceous, elliptic, obtuse, glabrous. Petals 10-15, yellow, longer than the calyx, oblong-spathulate, tapering towards the base, with a tubular nectar-pit. Carpels on a subglobose receptacle, compressed, glabrous, with an elongate straight subulate beak.

    Fl. Per.: August.

    Type: Peak of Kedarkanta, Boyle (LIV).

    B-7 Hazara: Makra, Kagan, July 1896, Inayat s.n. (RAW), Kashmir: B-8 Masjid Gall Top, 13500', R.R. & I.D. Stewart 18364 (RAW).

    Distribution: Himalaya, endemic.

    Alpine species, grows from 4000-4500 m.


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