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Published In: Das Pflanzenreich 69(IV. 117): 640. 1919. (Pflanzenr.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Flower/Fruit: Fl.Per.: July.
Type: Syntype: Described from Turkestan, Alatau & Tibet.
Distribution: Distribution: Alpine and subalpine regions of Siberia, Turkestan and Himalayas.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Found here in the Karakorum and upper Kaghan areas at c. 4400 m elevation.
Illustration: Saxifraga oppositifolia subsp. asiatica (Hayek) Engl. & Irmsch. (Illustration)
Map Location: B-7 Hazara dist.: Upper Kaghan, Gittidas, Schmid 408 (RAW); Baltistan: B-8 Karakorum glacier c. 17000', 1892, Conway s.n. (K).


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This asiatic subspecies is distinguished by its leaf cilia which are longer towards the base of the leaf, becoming smaller and spine-like in the apical region. Lozina-Lozinskaya, Fl.URSS.9:198.1939, however, states that this character is not always maintained.
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