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Taxon: Swertia chirata (Roxb.) Buch.-Ham. ex C. B. Clarke, orth. var.

Synonym of Swertia chirayita (Roxb.) H. Karst.

Genus: Swertia
Family: Gentianaceae
Tribe: Gentianeae
Subtribe: Swertiinae
Nomen number: 411698
Place of publication: J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 4:124. 1883 "1885"
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/388654
Comment: treated here as an orthographic variant, Clarke having adopted the orthographically variant spelling previously used by Wallich ("Gentiana chirata")
Name Verified on: 28-Mar-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  2. Karan, M. et al. 1997. Morphological and chromatographic comparison of certain Indian species of Swertia. J. Med. Aromat. Pl. Sci. 19:955-963.
  3. Personal Care Products Council. INCI

Check other web resources for Swertia chirata (Roxb.) Buch.-Ham. ex C. B. Clarke, orth. var. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=411698. Accessed 11 August 2020.