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Published In: Plantae Asiaticae Rariores 1: 62. 1830. (Pl. Asiat. Rar.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Contributor Text: I.C. Hedge
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: June-October.
Type: Type: "Hab. Napalia et in jugo Pundua dicto" [Wallich Cat. no. 2054, colls. Wallich & de Silva] (K).
Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan, Himalayas, Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia, China.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Although Mukerjee (1940) recognized several varieties some of which, e.g. var. pilosa (Haimes) Mukerjee and var. scaberula Hook. f., were in our area, I prefer to recognize one variable species without any infraspecific taxa.
Map Location: B-6 Swat: Karakar pass, Sultanul Abedin 8352 (KUH); Malakand: Malakand, Qazilbash s.n. (KUH); Swat valley, 900 m, Gatacre 17413 (E, K); B-7 Hazara: 3 km from Balakot to Garhi Habibullah, Farooqi & Qaiser 3217 (KUH); Batrasi pass, R. R. Stewart 9630 (RAW); C-6 Kohat: hills near Hangu, Kazmi & Salim 3309 (KUH); C-7 Rawalpindi: Karote, 700 m, Siddiqi & Y. Nasir 6941 (KUH); Panjar, R. R. Stewart 28738 (E); near National Herbarium, Qaiser 7054 (KUH); Panjar, NE of Kahuta, Burtt 1141 (E); Kashmir: Karot, Sultanul Abedin 2780 (KUH); C-8 Kashmir, Poonch: Pirikot, Hajira, Siddiqi 29053 (E).


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Perennial, variable in facies, with a woody rootstock. Stems straggling or ± erect, 15-60 cm, branched, leafy, with a dense indumentum of long adpressed retrorse hairs. Leaves ovate, variable in size, 1.5-6 x 0.8-3.5 cm, ± regularly crenate to serrate, with long adpressed hairs above and a shorter denser indumentum below, petiole of lower leaves up to 1.5 cm less above. Verticillasters 2-6 (-8), usually distant from each other, 8-12-flowered, c. 15 mm in diameter. Bracts linear, 2-3 mm, adpressed to calyces, villous or tomcntose. Calyx 6 mm, tubular attenuate below, green, straight, pubescent to densely pilose, with short hairs within throat; teeth 10 ± equal in size, triangular mucronulate, 0.5-1 mm erect. Corolla white, c. 12 mm; upper lip straight or somewhat falcate, densely white-bearded; lower lip clearly longer than upper with a large median lobe; tube obliquely annulate within. Nutlets c. 2 x 1.8 mm, trigonous, pale.
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