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Published In: Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 18(106–107): 56–57. 1880. (J. Linn. Soc., Bot.) 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.: May-July.
Type: Type: Kurram, Shendtoi, Aitchison 383 (K).
Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Apparently known only from the original gathering which was probably made, despite the specific epithet, in Pakistan, at the head of the Kurram Valley, Shendtoi Gorge. Probably not found in Afghanistan, Kashmir, Nepal and S.E. Tibet as mentioned in Flora Iranica. Grows on rocks and stones from 2270-3330 m. The flowers are quite large for the short moss-like stems.
Map Location: B-7 Kurram, Shendtoi, Aitchison 134 (K).

 

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Caespitose herb. Basal leaves densely imbricate, 4-7 x 1-2 mm, oblong, apex flattened, pitted. Cauline leaves linear-oblong to spathulate, glandular. Flowers usually 3, in corymbs, grey-purple. Peduncle 2.5 cm long. Sepals oblong, obtuse, glandular. Petals obovate, cuneate at the base. Styles long, divergent, recurved at the top. Capsule globoid.
 
 
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