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1. Adonis chrysocyathus Hook.f. & Thoms. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:15. 1872. Coventry, Wild Flow. Kashm. 1:9. 9. t. V. 1923, Bobrov in Komarov, Fl. URSS. 7: 535. 1937, Stewart, Ann. Catalogue Vase. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 260. 1972, Trulevich in Bull. Geogc. Bot. Sada (Moscow) 93: 57-64. 1974, Qureshi & Chaudhri in Pak. Syst. 4(1-2):205.1988 (Fig. 22, A,B).


Naturhistorisches Museum, Botanische Abteilung, Wien, Austria.


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

Adonis chrysocyathus

  • Adonis pyrenaica Hook.f. & Thoms.

    Perennial with a long vertical rootstock. Stems 12-25 cm high, up to 40 cm after flowering, erect, simple. Leaves confined to the upper part, reddish at base with short granules, lower leaves with a long petiole, the upper sessile, tripinnatifid, lobes linear-lanceolate to ovate-rhombic, acuminate, sparsely hairy beneath Wh ile young. Flowers bright yellow, single on a pubescent peduncle. Sepals 6-8, 12-15 mm, elliptical, lilac, hairy, dentate, apex obtuse. Petals 16-24, 25-27 x 5.8 mm, oblanceolate, obtuse. Achenes arranged in a globose head, with a long involute beak, 5-7 mm long.

    Fl. Per.: July-August.

    Type: Kashmir, Jacquemont, s.n. (P).

    Kashmir: B-8 Masjid Gali, 12,000', R.R. & I.D. Stewart (RAW), above Gulmarg, R.R. Stewart 13566 (RAW).

    Distribution: Kashmir to W. Tibet and Tien-Shan.

    Grows in large clumps on alpine meadows from 3000-4300 m.


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