Description

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A medium sized shrub c. 2 m tall with grayish brown to deep purplish brown bark, almost glabrous, younger parts very minutely papillose. Leaves sessile, broadly ovate, 1-2 mm long, c. 1 mm broad, acute with scarious white margins, the younger leaves somewhat amplexicaul. Raceme vernal and aestival both, vernal simple, aestival compound, 1-4 cm long, 3-4 mm broad, peduncle densely covered with somewhat ovate, lanceolate acutish scales. Bracts 1.25-1.5 (-2) mm long, membranous, diaphanous, ovate or somewhat ovate lanceolate, boat like, ending in a blunt point; pedicel 0.75-1.25 mm long. Flowers tetramerous, pinkish or white. Sepals broadly ovate, 0.75-1 mm long, 0.5 mm broad, with denticulate margin, the outer 2 more acute than the inner one. Petals elliptic obovate, (1.75-) 2-2.25 mm long, 1 mm broad, obtuse, caducous. Stamens 4, filaments c. 2 mm long with obtuse anthers, confluent with the dialted lobes of the disc (epilophic). Styles 3, obovate, connivent. Ovary conic, c. 1 mm long. Capsule pyramidal shaped 2.5-4 mm long, 1.5 mm broad.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 28 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of Pakistan @ eFloras.org
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S. I. Ali & M. Qaiser
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Distribution

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Distribution: Russia, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 28 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of Pakistan @ eFloras.org
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S. I. Ali & M. Qaiser
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Flower/Fruit

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Fl. Per.: April - July.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 28 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
source
Flora of Pakistan @ eFloras.org
editor
S. I. Ali & M. Qaiser
project
eFloras.org
original
visit source
partner site
eFloras