Check List 15(1): 105-108, doi: 10.15560/15.1.105
A range extension of Gentiana capitata Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don subsp. harwanensis (G.Singh) Halda (Gentianaceae) to Ladakh Trans-Himalaya, India
expand article infoMohd Shabir, Anzar A. Khuroo§, Priyanka Agnihotri, Jay Krishan Tiwari|, Tariq Hussain
‡ CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India§ Centre for Biodiversity & Taxonomy, Srinagar, India| HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India¶ CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, Lucknow, India
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We collected Gentiana capitata subsp. harwanensis for the first time from Suru valley in Kargil district of Ladakh region, India, and thus extend this subspecies’ geographic distribution to the Trans-Himalayan biogeographic region. This subspecies is endemic to India and so far recorded from the North-west and Western Himalaya of India. 

Trans-Himalayan biogeographic region; endemic species; new habitat; Suru valley.