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Published In: Botanical Miscellany 3: 382. 1833. (Bot. Misc.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Contributor Text: I.C. Hedge
Type: Type: "Cashmere" Boyle (LIV photo!).
Distribution: Distribution: Soviet C. Asia (2), Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Although recorded by R. R. Stewart (l.c.) from the Kurram valley, I have not seen any specimens from there; there may have been confusion with Phlomis spectabilis, q.v. Plants from parts of Soviet C. Asia (Pamir-Alai) previously called Phlomis cashmeriana are now referred by Soviet botanists to Phlomis fruticetorum Gontsch.
Map Location: B-6 Chitral: Bomberait valley, Qaiser & Ghafoor 6762 (KUH); Ayun to Bomberait, 2440 m, A. Beg 1432 (RAW); Bashgalian, 2450 m, Stainton 2701 (BM, E); Drosh, Toppin 353 (K); Broz, Harriss 16482 (K); B-8 Kashmir: Banihal, 1830 m, Stainton 7784 (BM, E); Bringhi valley, Desu, 2130 m, Ludlow 87 (BM, E); Jhelum valley, Karanli forest, 1830 m, Ludlow & Sherriff 7721 (BM, E).

 

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Perennial with a sturdy woody rootstock. Stems several, c. 40-80 cm, herbaceous, simple or branched, with a white indumentum of readily rubbed off dendroid-stellate hairs. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, discolorous, 10-16 (-20) x 2-5 cm, densely white tomentose beneath with dendroid-stellate hairs, above green with scattered irregularly branched dendroid hairs, subentire or crenulate, truncate or subcordate; petiole 10-15 cm on basal leaves, much less on cauline leaves. Verticillasters 1-3 in axils of upper leaves, distant, dense c. 10-12-flowered, 2-3 cm in diameter. Bracts numerous, adpressed to calyces and as long as them, subulate. Calyx c. 15 mm, densely dendroid-stellate tomentose, truncate; teeth unequal, subulate erect-spreading, c. 3-5 mm long. Corolla rose or pale purple, 2-3 cm; upper lip clearly falcate, white-bearded on inner margins, laterally and apically notched. Mature nutlets not seen.
 
 
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