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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. Last Changed: 19-Dec-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L 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 International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=411698. Accessed 26 March 2019.