Bottom photo – Pedicularis bicornuta among other alpine meadow species including Aconogonum alpinum (large plant at far right)

(syn: Pedicularis eximia Watt)

Common name:

Family: Orobanchaceae (formerly Scrophulariaceae)

Information: WFO notes this species as being ambiguous, but it is recognized in Polunin and local flora.

Photo: Deosai Plateau, Plateau interior, 4300 m, Jul 2016, N Hewitt


Sources and additional resources:

Polunin, O. and A. Stainton (1999). Flowers of the Himalaya. Oxford University Press, Delhi. Entry 1039 (p. 1039; plate 95).

Flora of India online (2020) Pedicularis bicornuta Klotzsch, Bot. Ergebn. Reise Waldemar 109 1862. Online at: https://efloraofindia.com/2012/08/26/pedicularis-bicornuta/

WFO (2021) Pedicularis bicornuta Klotzsch. Online at: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000470739. Accessed 17 Jul 202