Chrysosplenium forrestii

Chrysosplenium forrestii Diels, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 5: 282 1912.;

Nepal to China (NW. Yunnan); China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet as per POWO;

Common name: Forrest's Golden-Saxifrage


Similar to C. griffithii but ± thickly rhizomatous, surrounded at base by remains of petioles; leaves up to 5cm across, margin with 5-13 shallow lobes 1-3mm deep on either side; cymes ± compact, flowers subsessile; bracts bright yellow; flowers yellow.
Fl. May-July
Steep banks in bright forests.
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE. 1987 as per Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)


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Chrysosplenium forrestii from Arunchal Pradesh : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Chrysosplenium forrestii
Location: Close to Bumla Pass (Indo-China border) in Arunachal Pradesh. June end.
There is another closely similar species Chrysosplenium arunachalense which has oblong leaves, in contrast to the kidney-shaped leaves of this one.




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