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Published In: Flora of Pakistan 192: 119. 1990. (Fl. Pakistan) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: I.C. Hedge
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: July-August.
Type: Type: [India, Lahul & Spiti?] In montium glareosis altissimis circa Yurpo, Jacquemont (P).
Distribution: Distribution: Kashmir to Nepal, Tibet.
Illustration: Marmoritis nivalis (Jacquem. ex Benth.) Hedge (Illustration)
Map Location: B-9 Kashmir: Ladak (?), J. L. Stewart s.n. (E); Ladak-Tibet border, T. Thomson s.n. (K); Rupshu, Lachalung La, 4800 m, R. R. Stewart s.n. (RAW), Koelz 6635 (E).


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Perennial, aromatic, green, with a very long creeping woody rootstock. Stamens ascending or erect, 10-25 x 10-25 cm, usually not branched, purplish below, very finely glandular-pilose, leafy above. Leaves sessile, ovate to very broadly orbicular-ovate, 10-25 mm, usually increasing in size from below upwards, on both surfaces with a ± dense indumentum of capitate glandular hairs, irregularly crenate-serrate, cordate or rounded at base. Flowers almost hidden in axils of upper leaves, 4-6, shortly pedunculate, resupinate or not. Bracts 3.5-5 mm, linear-acuminate. Pedicels 0.5-1 mm. Calyx violet blue or green, curved, 10-11 mm, split to c. 1/3, glandular pilose; lower teeth c. 2.5 mm, acuminate; teeth erect-spreading after anthesis; tube thickly bearded within. Corolla mauve or pale purple, c. 15 mm; tube very slender at base widening to c. 3 mm in diameter at throat; lower lip longer than upper, with a bearded median lobe.
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