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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Asia to W. Tibet and W. & Central Himalaya.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

Aquilegia moorcroftiana Wall. ex Royle appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [716] K000694502
Royle, J.F. [Cat. no. 4713], India K001039747
Moorcroft, W. [Cat. no. 4713], India K001039748

First published in Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts.: 55 (1834)

Accepted by

  • Ali, S.I. & Nasir, Y.J. (1991). Flora of Pakistan 193: 1-164. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hara, H., Stearn, W.T. & Williams, H.J. (1979). An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 2: 1-220. Trustees of British Museum, London.
  • Ovczinnikov, P.N. (ed.) (1975). Flora Tadzhikskoi SSR 4: 1-576. Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, Moskva.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hara, H., Stearn, W.T. & Williams, H.J. (1979). An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 2: 1-220. Trustees of British Museum, London.
  • Ovczinnikov, P.N. (ed.) (1975). Flora Tadzhikskoi SSR 4: 1-576. Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, Moskva.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0