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Published In: Flora Cochinchinensis 1: 200. 1790. (Fl. Cochinch.) 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: Described from Cochin China.
Distribution: Distribution: Himalayas, South East Asia, China, Japan.
Comment/Acknowledgements: An uncommon plant in our country; a widely distributed species reaching its westernmost limit in Pakistan.
Illustration: Hypoxis aurea Lour. (Illustration)
Map Location: C-7 Rawalpindi Dist.: Murree, 20.659, S. P. Q. Daskawie s.n. (RAW); Murree Hills, Patriata, 1.8.70, M. A. Siddiqi & Y. Nasir 6061 (RAW); B-7 Hazara Dist.: Sidandi Hill, Thandiani ± 8000', R. R. Stewart 27772 (RAW); Nathia Gali, Deane s.n. (K); Manari, Kagan, 14.8 99, Inayat s.n. (K).


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Plants 5-30 cm tall. Roots tuberous, subglobose with a few adventitious roots. Leaves up to 12, linear, 5-30 cm long, strongly nerved, sparsely ciliate. Scapes 1-4, filiform, arising from the base of the leaves, 1-2-flowered; scape and the flowers ciliate. Bracts linear. Perianth segments 6, yellow, free, elliptic-lanceolate. Stamens 6, at the base of the perianth, shorter than the perianth segments; anthers sagittate. Style columnar with 3 stigmas. Fruit capsular, oblong; seeds black, finely tuberculate.
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