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Published In: Loudon's Hortus Britannicus. A catalogue . . . 156. 1830. (post-May 1830) (Hort. Brit.) Name publication detailView in Botanicus
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per. March-April.
Type: Type: E. Kumaon, R. Blinkworth, Wallich 1045/2 (K-W)
Distribution: Distribution: W. Himalayas, Western Nepal, N. Uttar Pradesh, Simla, W. Pakistan.
Comment/Acknowledgements: A shrub with white flowers; found in forest undergrowth from 1700-3300 m. In Nepal and Kumaon paper is made of the inner fibrous bark.
Illustration: Daphne papyracea Wall. ex G. Don (Illustration)
Map Location: C-7 Rawalpindi Dist.: Murree, 6-7000 ft., R.R. and I.D. Stewart 1537; 1653; 6126 (RAW); Murree, 6500 ft., R.R. Stewart 16212 (RAW); Murree, A.H. Khan s.n. 25.9.49 (PFI-B) ; Murree, Islam s.n. 15.4.48 (PF1) ; Upper Topa, Shabat Ali s.n. 26-11-48 (PFI-B) ; Hazara Dist.: Dunga Gali, A.H. Khan s.n. 19.12.54 (PFI-B); Kashmir: Trarkhel, A.H. Khan s.n. Oct. 1956 (PFI-B); B-7 Loon Bangla, R.R. Stewart and E. Nasir 345 (RAW).

 

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Evergreen shrubs upto 2 m tall. Stem glabrous, younger shoots tomen¬tose. Leaves scattered, elliptic-oblong to lanceolate, 6-14 cm long, 2-3 cm broad, glaucescent, coriaceous, subsessile. Flowers white, sessile, in terminal clusters of 4-9. Involucral bracts 5-7, ovate, c. 1.4 mm long, imbricate. Calyx tube c. 1 cm long, tubular, pubescent, 4-lobed; lobes c. 4 mm long, ovate, spreading. Stamens 8, 2-seriate, included, subsessile. Ovary ovoid to ellipsoid, 3.5 mm long, glabrous; style obscure, stigma capitate. Fruit c. 1 cm long, ovoid, dark red, succulent.
 
 
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