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Published In: Hortus Kewensis; or, a catalogue . . . 2: 415. 1789. (Hort. Kew.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
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Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: YASIN J. NASIR
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: March-April.
Type: Type: Described from Italy and England, Herb. Cliff. (BM).
Distribution: Distribution: N. & S. America, N. Africa, the Mediterranean region, Turkey, Syria, Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Caucasus, C. Asia, and Pakistan.
Comment/Acknowledgements: A spring annual found in the plains with small pretty pink flowers. Found usually as an undergrowth in shady places from 700-1000 m. According to Zohary (Fl. Palestine, p. 242.) used as a potherb.
Illustration: Erodium malacoides (L.) L
Map Location: B, C-6 Khyber Agency: Yousef Khel, S.A. Khan 380 (PPFI-B); Shillman, S.A. Khan 643 (PPFI-B), Peshawar Dist.: University Campus, S.A. Khan 82 (PPFI-B); Sheikham, S.A. Khan 385 (PPFI-B); Nowshera, S.A. Khan 124 (PPFI-B); Besai Baba, Feb. 1970, S.A. Khan s.n. (PPFI-B); Peshawar, Shariq 4641; 5266; 7218 (PPFI-M); C-7 Rawalpindi Dist.: Rawalpindi 1700', R.R. Stewart 13804 (RAW); Chaklala railway station, Y. Nasir 3342 (RAW); Ayub Park, Y. Nasir 4546 (RAW); id., A. Majid 102 (RAW); Attock Dist.: Jhalar, near Cambellpur, April 1935, E. Nasir s.n. (RAW); Cambellpur, Kazmi 5120 (PES); Baluchistan: G-2 5th mile, Mund-Turbat rd., Sultanul Abedin 972 (KUH).

 

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Annual up to 60 cm tall. Stem procumbent, diffuse, glandular-pubescent. Leaves oblong or oblong-ovate, 15-37 x 10-30 mm, often pinnatipartite, deep pinnatifid towards the base, crenate-serrate, pilose-strigose; petiole of radical leaves up to 5.5 cm long, stipules oblong to broadly ovate, ciliate, 4-4.5 mm long, scarious. Bracts similar but smaller. Peduncle 3-6-flowered, 3.5-6 cm long, glandular, appressed pubescent. Pedicel 6-8 mm long, deflexed in fruit, glandular hairy. Sepals c. 2.5 mm long, often 1-2-setose at the tip. Petals pink, scarcely exceeding sepals, obovate, base ciliate. Filament base dilated, glabrous. Beak 2.5-3.5 cm long, appressed pubescent. Mericarps 4.5 mm long, setose hairy, lateral pits 2, prominent, furrowed at the base.
 
 
 
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