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Published In: London and Edinburgh philosophical magazine and journal of science 8: 77. 1836. (London Edinburgh Philos. Mag. & J. Sci.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Contributor Text: SAOOD OMER
Contributor Institution: Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270
Type: Type: India: Choor et Kaderkanta, Royle s.n. (CAL, DD); Kumaon, R. Brown (K)(fide Garg, l.c.).
Distribution: B-9 Ladak: Himis, Shupko, August 1912, R. R. Stewart s.n. (RAW).

Distribution: U.S.S.R., W. China, Tibet, Pakistan, India to Nepal.

Map Location: B-9 Ladak: Himis, Shupko, August 1912, R. R. Stewart s.n. (RAW).


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Erect, 20-70 cm high, annual, solitary, glabrous herb. Stem quadrangular. Leaves 0.75-2.5 x 0.5-2.0 cm, ovate-spathulate, obtuse, amplexicaule. Inflorescence 3-8 flowered clusters, terminal or axillary. Flowers tetramerous, spurred, long pedicellate; pedicels of inflorescence unequal. Calyx 4-lobed, deeply partite, smaller than corolla; lobes lanceolate-ovate, acute-mucronate, spathulate, reticulately nerved. Corolla 4-lobed, deeply partite; lobes obovate-lanceolate or elliptic, obtuse-mucronate, 3.5-6.5 (7.0) x 2-4 mm; purplish nectariferous glands at base of lobes, protruding in 1 mm wide, 3-8 mm long spurs. Stamens 4; anthers ovate, obtuse, cordate. Ovary 2.5-6.5 x 1.5-4.5 mm, ovate-elliptic; stigma bibbed, papillose. Capsule subexserted, 20-25 seeded. Seeds ellipsoid-globose, reticulated.
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