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Published In: The Flora of British India 2(5): 392. 1878. (Fl. Brit. India) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl.Per.: July-September.
Type: Type: Kashmir, Jacquemont.
Distribution: Distribution: W. Himalayas, W. Tibet.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Differs from the other 2 varieties found in Pakistan in its densely brown-villous stems and in the petals being as long as or shorter than the sepals. Found here at an alt. of c. 4700 m in Upper Kaghan and Karakorum in Baltistan.
Illustration: Saxifraga hirculus var. hirculoides (Decne.) C.B. Clarke (Illustration)
Map Location: B-7 Upper Kaghan, Raji Bhogi, 23.7.1899, Duthie s.n. (RAW); nr. Saiful-Maluk c. 14000', Ch. Shaukat Ali 7877 (RAW): B-8 Karakorum. Baltistan, Hartmann 743 (RAW).


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Erect herb, 4-18 cm tall. Stem densely brown-villous. Basal leaves 7-10 mm long, broadly oblanceolate, base sheathing, cauline leaves sessile, elliptic, brown-villous at the base. Flowers 1-2(-3). Pedicels densely brown-villous at the base. Flowers 1-2(-3). Sepals 3-4 mm long, ovate, obtuse, brown-villous. Petals yellow, equalling or shorter than the sepals, margin sometimes sparsely brown-villous at the apex. Styles c. 1 mm long.
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