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himalayensis (W. Becker) S.P. Banerjee & Pramanik in Fasc. Fl. India 12: 33 - 34.1983. V. himalayensis W. Becker in Fedde, Repert. Spec. Nov. 17: 72.1921.

Herbs, acaulesent, caespitose. Leaves in rosette, 1 - 1.8 x 1 - 2 cm, crenulate; petioles up to 2.5 cm long; stipules lanceolate, deeply fimbriate, up to 1 cm long. Flowers 1.5 cm across. Sepals lanceolate, ca 7 mm long. Petals obovate-oblong, ca 1 cm long; lateral ones not hairy; spur ca 4 mm long, slightly recurved. Style clavate; stigma shortly beaked. Fruit not seen.

Fl. not known.

Distrib. India: Jammu & Kashmir.

Notes. V. himalayensis W. Becker represented only by the type in CAL and resemble V. rupestris in general characters and it is difficult to maintain it as a distinct species. Therefore, it is reduced to a variety under it.

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