Thalictrum species in India:
  1. Thalictrum acaule Jacquem. ex Cambess.
  2. T. alpinum L. [var. alpinum; var. elatum O.E.Ulbr.; var. microphyllum (Royle). Hand.- Mazz.]
  3. T. chelidonii DC.
  4. T. cultratum Wallich
  5. T. dalzellii Hook.
  6. T. elegans Wallich ex Royle
  7. T. falconeri Lecoy.
  8. T. foetidum L.
  9. T. foliolosum DC.
  10. T. javanicum Blume
  11. T. minus L. [var. elatum (Jacq.) Lecoy. synonym of T.minus var. hypoleucum (Seibold & Zucc.) Miq.; var. majus (Jacq.) Hook.f. & Thomson synonym of T.minus L.]
  12. T. obovatum Blatt.
  13. T. pedunculatum Edgew.
  14. T. platycarpum Edgew.
  15. T. punduanum Wall. [var. glandulosum Hook.f. & Thomson; var. punduanum]
  16. T. reniforme Wall.
  17. T. rostellatum Hook.f. & Thomson
  18. T. rutifolium Hook.f. & Thomson
  19. T. saniculiforme DC.
  20. T. secundum Edgew.
  21. T. squamiferum Lecoy.
  22. T. virgatum Hook.f. & Thomson
1. Rau, M.A. 1993. Ranunculaceae. In; Sharma, B.D., Balakrishnan, N.P., Rao, R.R. and Hajra, P.K. (eds.) Flora of     India Vol-1. BSI, Calcutta. Pp. 1- 145.
2. Pusalkar, P.K. and Dingh, D.K. 2012. Flora of Gangotri National Park Western Himalaya, India. Botanical             Survey of India, Kolkata. Pp.115-121.
3. eFI page (and references therein)  

Binomial Habit Notes References Distribution
Thalictrum foliolosum DC. Herb Western Ghats, Evergreen Forests Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. I, 1983 Nilgiri
Thalictrum javanicum Blume Herb Western Ghats, Evergreen Forests Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. I, 1983 Coimbatore, Dindigul,  Nilgiri, Theni 
Thalictrum saniculaeforme DC. (? Thalictrum saniculiforme de Candolle) Erect Herb Western Ghats, Evergreen Forests Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. I, 1983 Nilgiri


Botanical nameSynonymsFamilyCommon name
Thalictrum alpinum Ranunculaceae Alpine Meadow Rue
Thalictrum cultratum Thalictrum deciternatum Ranunculaceae Knife-like Meadow Rue
Thalictrum dalzellii Ranunculaceae Hill Meadow Rue
Thalictrum foliolosum Ranunculaceae Leafy Meadow-Rue
Thalictrum reniforme Ranunculaceae Purple Meadow Rue
Thalictrum virgatum Ranunculaceae Virgate Meadow Rue
Thalictrum alpinum var. minutissimum (No distribution given in India)
Thalictrum alpinum var. stipitatum (No distribution given)
Thalictrum dalzellii (No distribution given)
Thalictrum glareosum (No distribution given in India) is a synonym of Thalictrum squamiferum Lecoy.
Thalictrum leuconotum (No distribution given in India)
Thalictrum rotundifolium (No distribution given in India)
Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 1 By T. Pullaiah, D. Muralidhara Rao, K. Sri Ramamurthy (2002)- Keys & description-
Flora of Davanagere District, Karnataka, India By B. K. Manjunatha, V. Krishna, T. Pullaiah (2004)- description-
Forest Plants of Eastern India By Amal Bhusan Chaudhuri (1993)-
Indigenous Drugs Of India By Chopra R N, I.C. Chopra (1933)- Details-
Encyclopaedia of world medicinal plants, Volume 1 By T. Pullaiah (2006)- Details-
Biodiversity in India, Volume 2 edited by T. Pullaiah (2003)- Details-

Endangered Medicinal Plants By Amal Bhusan Chaudhuri (2007)-
Thalictrum foliolosum- Threatened/ Depleted
Thalictrum (Ranunculaceae) 3 posts by 2 authors.

I have updated eFI (efloraofindia) page on Thalictrum (Pl. click).

Attempts have been made to incorporate most of the species available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible. It’s quite possible that there may be some discrepancy in the accepted names & synonyms taken from other links.

Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.

If someone can provide complete list of Indian species with source references it will be wonderful.

Any comments/ corrections are welcome.

I have added the compiled list.


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