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Published In: Museum Senckenbergianum ii: 273. 1837. (Mus. Senckenberg.) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: March-Sept.
Type: Type: Described from Simen Province in Ethiopia from Henry Salt’s Collection.
Distribution: Distribution: Africa, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Himalayas: from Murree to Kumaon.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Very common throughout the country, usually in dry rocky places, up to 2500 m alt. s.m.
Photo: Polygala abyssinica R. Br. ex Fresen. (Photo)
Map Location: B-6 Near Madian, R.J. Rodin 5531 (K, UC, RAW), 5481(K) ; Malakand, E. Nasir 2509 (RAW) Mingora, Stewart, Nasir and Siddiqi 145 (RAW) ; Gulibagh, Y. Nasir and Zaffar Ali 5541 (RAW); Thana, E. Nasir 2915 (RAW); Tirah, Dunga, Nasib Khan, 10.vii.68 (RAW) ; Cherat, S.A. Khan, 4.vi.68 (PFI-B) ; Warsak, S.A. Khan, 18.iv.61 (PFI-B); B-7 Bagh-Riakot, R.R. Stewart and E. Nasir 23817 (RAW) ; Mansira, R.R. and I.D. Stewart 5244 (RAW) ; Baghnotar, R.R. Stewart 9134 (RAW) ; Near Muzaffarabad, R.R. and I.D. Stewart 17318 RAW); Havelian-Abbottabad Rd., R.R. Stewart, 30.iv.1930 (RAW); Malakand, N. Ali 10174 (RAW) ; Above Dader, Y. Nasir 6170 (RAW) ; C-6 Mt. Ilam, R.R. Stewart 24385 (RAW); C-8 Kashmir: Dhanni, F. Schmid 1654 (G, RAW); Poonch, above Polundri, Zaffar Ali and Y. Nasir 5446 (RAW); D-5 Harnai-Lorali, M. Qaiser and A.G. Ghafoor 1480 (KUH) ; Barabansi, S.A. Farooqi 135 (KUH) ; D-6 Mianwali, Salt Range, Sakesar, Iftikhar Ahmed, 31 July, 1954 (RAW).

 

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Perennial, glabrescent, suffruticose, (2-)20-45 cm tall. Stems many from base. Lower leaves smaller, obovate or oblong; upper leaves linear or linear-lanceolate, acute-acuminate, 6-19 mm long, 0.5-3 mm broad, recurved. Racemes terminal, lax, 20-30 mm long. Bracts deciduous. Sepals persistent, glabrous; outer sepals unequal, narrowly hyaline margined; inner sepals obovate, 4-4.5 mm long, 3-3.5 mm broad, slightly oblique, enlarged in fruit, 3-nerved, veinlets anastomosing. Lateral petals much shorter than keel; keel 4 mm long, crest large. Capsule obovate, emarginate, 3-4 mm long, 2-2.5 mm broad, wing 0.5 mm. Seed oblong, pilose, strophiole 3-lobed, 2-appendiculate, appendages minute.
 
 
 
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