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Published In: Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 4: 45. 1830. (Prodr.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView 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-August.
Type: Type: “Nepal, in Emodo ad Kumaon Nepaliae” Wallich (G, DC.).
Distribution: Distribution: Temperate Himalayas (Sikkim to Kashmir).
Comment/Acknowledgements: The specimens cited above are from the Kulu area and Kashmir in India, and it is likely that the species is also found in Pakistan. Stewart mentions a specimen, collected by Zaman from Siran Valley, in Hazara but this record needs confirmation.

Grows on boulders in moist and wet places at 3000-5000 m.

Illustration: Saxifraga brunonis Wall. ex Ser. (Illustration)
Map Location: Kashmir: B-8 Fras Nag, Stewart 23202 (RAW,K); Sonamarg, R.R. & I.D. Stewart 6790 (RAW); B-8 Kulu Valley, M. Nath 4332 (RAW).


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Herb, 5-10 cm high, with red, slender, leafless runners, terminating in a bud. Leaves basally crowded, sessile, 7-11 mm long, elliptic-lanceolate, setose-ciliate, apex aristate, surfaces glabrous. Flowers yellow, 2-4, in corymbs. Pedicels 1-3 cm long, glandular. Sepals 3 mm long, ovate, obtuse, glabrous, basally united. Petals 7 mm long, ovate. Capsule c. 4 mm long. Seeds ellipsoid, very minutely papillose.
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