Verbascum songaricum (Scrophulariaceae): An addition to the flora of India

Aijaz Hassan Ganie*, Nazima Rasool and Zafar A. Reshi

Published on : 31-Dec-2018



Verbascum songaricum Schrenk is recorded for the first time in Indian sub-continent from Ladakh and Kashmir provinces of Jammu and Kashmir state, India. A detailed taxonomic description together with diagnostic characters is provided to facilitate its easier identification in the field. Also provided are comparative characters to distinguish V. songaricum from V. thapsus L., the other known plant species from this region.