Viola wallichiana

Viola wallichiana Ging., Prodr. 1: 300 1824. (syn: Viola reniformis Wall.; Viola wallichiana subsp. brevicornis W.Becker ex Limpricht);

C-Nepal to Bhutan, India (West Bengal), Sikkim, Tibet as per Catalogue of Life;

Common name: Trailing Violet

Keys as per Flora of China :
9 (7)Spur short, 1-2.5 mm. 87 V. biflora
+Spur longer, 4-6 mm (10)
    
10 (9)Stem filiform; leaf blade basally deeply cordate. 88 V. tenuissima
+Stem slender; leaf blade basally shallowly cordate. 89 V. wallichiana


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Viola wallichiana from Sikkim
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Viola wallichiana photographed on the way to Tsomgo lake, Sikkim.
The long narrow spur distinguishes it from Viola biflora.



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