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Sinai (St.Katherine).

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Global Distribution

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Sinai, Palestine, Turkey, northern Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, central asia

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Fairly distinct from our other species on account of the nutlets with an indistinct margin and surface which is minutely tuberculate-verrucose.
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 141 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Description

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An erect usually sparsely branched annual up to 40 cm tall. Stem and branches covered with appressed to subappressed hairs. Basal leaves spathulate to ± oblanceolate, petiolate, including petiole 12-40 x 4-12 mm, covered on both surfaces with sub-appressed hairs. Upper leaves sessile. Pedicels very short to obsolete, 3-8 mm and ± recurved in fruit. Calyx lobes c. 1.5 mm long, hairy. Corolla blue or deeply so, with a white or yellow eye; tube 2.5-3 mm long. Nutlets c. 2 mm ovoid, minutely verrucate-tuberculate; margin ± indistinct, sometimes with few glochidiate appendages. Style slender, exceeding nutlets.
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 141 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Description

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Herbs annual. Stems erect or ascending, frequently branched from base, 15-40 cm tall, gray strigose or hispid, hairs white, tuberclelike at base. Basal leaves petiolate, oblong to oblong-lanceolate, 1.5-5 × 0.5-1.5 cm, sparsely short hispid, base attenuate, margin entire, apex obtuse; stem leaves sessile, shorter, narrower. Inflorescences elongated in fruit, usually 1- or 2-bracted. Fruiting pedicel erect, stout, 2-3 mm. Calyx lobes erect, oblong to linear, 1.5-2.5 mm, short hispid, hairs discoid at base, not enlarged in fruit, shorter than nutlets, subtending base of fruit. Corolla light blue, campanulate, ca. 3 mm; limb 2.5-3 mm wide. Gynobase surpassing nutlets by ca. 1 mm. Nutlets 2.5-3.5 mm; disc narrowly oblong, densely granulose, margin prominent becoming a narrow rib, with a single sparse row of extremely short glochids or sometimes finely tuberculate; lateral surfaces tuberculate.
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Flora of China Vol. 16: 404 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Distribution

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Distribution: Sinai, Iraq, Iran, Caucasus, Afghanistan, Soviet C. Asia, Pakistan.
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 141 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flower/Fruit

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Fl. Per.: April-May.
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 141 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Habitat & Distribution

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Fields, waste places. Xinjiang [Afghanistan, NW India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan; NE Africa, SW Asia].
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Flora of China Vol. 16: 404 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Synonym

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Echinospermum sinaicum de Candolle in A. de Candolle, Prodr. 10: 141. 1846; E. divaricatum Bunge, E. kotschyii Boissier.
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Flora of China Vol. 16: 404 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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