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Common name

English: Himalayan mayapple, Indian may apple

German: Himalaya-Maiapfel

Mandarin: 桃儿七 (tao er qi)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Ranunculales (58)

        Family: Berberidaceae (2)(family description)

          Genus: Sinopodophyllum (1)

            Epithet: hexandrum (Royle) T.S. Ying (1)

Synonyms: Podophyllum emodi Wall. ex Royle, Podophyllum hexandrum Royle, Podophyllum sikkimensis Chatterjee & Mukerjee, Sinopodophyllum emodi (Wall. ex Royle) T.S. Ying

hexandrum => six stamens

sikkimensis => from Sikkim, a landlocked Indian state located in the Himalayan mountains

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Sinopodophyllum hexandrum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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