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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 162. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) 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: Herb. Linn. 220/1 (LINN).
Distribution: Distribution: Europe, N. and Central Asia, N. America.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Jacob's Ladder is common in cool temperate and subalpine forests all over the northern region of W.Pakistan, 2500—4000 m. Prefers shady places with rich soil and sufficient humidity.
Illustration: Polemonium caeruleum L. (Illustration)
Map Location: B-7 Hazara: Shinkiari, J.F. Duthie 19963 (K, RAW) ; Shogran, 8000 ft. M.A. Siddiqi 4444 (RAW) ; Gittidas, Ch. Shaukat Ali, 28-8-1954 (RAW) ; Saiffull Maluk, Ch. Shaukat Ali 113 (RAW) ; B-7 Swat: Otror, 7500 ft., E. Nasir and ,Zqffar Ali 3979 (RAW); above Utrot, 9000 ft., R.R. Stewart and A. Rahman 25258 (RAW) ; Sho Nala, 9000 ft., R.R. Stewart and A. Rahman 25109 (RAW) ; Jabba, 9000 ft.. E..Nasir 2927 (RAW); B-8 Baltistan: Deosai, below Sochar Pass, 1300 ft., E. Nasir and G.L. Webster 6389 (RAW) ; B-8 Kashmir: Sonamarg, 9000—12000 ft., R.R. Stewart 3486 (RAW), 13278 (RAW); Shishnag, Dawarka Nath 151 (RAW); Shaoneg, Mohindar Nath, Aug. 1938 (RAW); Bunyar Range, 9000 ft., L.D. Kapoor, 9-7-1945 (RAW) ; B-7 Karnah, east of Kishen¬ganga Vy., Jan Mohd. 65 (RAW) ; C-8 Raikot—Aliabad, 9000 ft., R.R. Stewart and E. Nasir 23830 (RAW).

 

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30 cm—1 m tall, slightly hairy or glabrescent. Stem leafy. Leaves 5—25 cm long; leaflets many, lanceolate, acuminate, sessile, 1—4 cm long, 3—8 mm broad. Calyx campanulate, 5—10 mm long, hairy. Corolla funnel-shaped, blue, occasionally white, c. 2 cm in diam., tube very short. Stamens included. Style protruded. Capsule c. 5 mm in diam.. ellipsoid. included in the calyx, dehiscing by 3 valves.
 
 
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