Flora of Uttarakhand- Herb79 for Id- JM

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J.M. Garg

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Nov 29, 2010, 7:48:15 AM11/29/10
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Wild Herb captured on 13/8/10 during the trek from Ghangaria (around 11,000 ft.) to Hemkunt Sahib (around 14000 ft.).

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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 29, 2010, 12:32:56 PM11/29/10
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Saussurea fastuosa by any chance?
Pankaj

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tanay bose

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Nov 29, 2010, 1:04:21 PM11/29/10
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I believe there is full chance of this plant being Saussurea fastuosa as I have also seen this plant in Eastern Himalayas
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J.M. Garg

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Dec 1, 2010, 11:01:15 AM12/1/10
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Thanks, Pankaji & Tanay ji.

I think it matches with Concise Flowers of Himalayas by Oleg Polunin & Adam Stainton.

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