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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 702. 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.: April-May.
Type: Type: Described from Sibiria.
Distribution: Distribution: Europe and Asia.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Very variable. Found throughout the country except Sind. 1060-2700 m alt. s.m.
Photo: Polygala sibirica L. (Photo)
Map Location: B-6 Dir: Gujar, A.R. Beg 1391 (RAW); Near Dir, R.R. Stewart, E. Nasir and M.A. Siddiqi 1355 (RAW); Barmalakand, Farrukh Hussain 44 (RAW); Chitral: Lahori Pass, N. Ali 10234 (RAW) ; B-7 Kaghan Valley, R.R. and I.D. Stewart 5207, 6026 (RAW) ; Balakot, R.R. and I.D. Stewart 5233 (RAW) ; Mahandri, McVean, June 1960 (RAW) ; Pine Line Hazara, B.B. Datta 5.vii.1946 (RAW) ; Swat: Madian-Bishingram, R.R. Stewart and A. Rahman 24925 (RAW); Shinkiyari, Dogah, Duthie, 1.vi.1899 (K, RAW) ; Gulibagh, Y. Nasir 6816 (RAW) ; C-6 Donga, Nasib Khan, 5.vii.68 (PFI-B) ; Sherdara to Donga, Nasib Khan, 27.vii.65 (PFI-B); C-7 Kashmir: Poonch, Bagh-Raikot, R.R. Stewart and E. Nasir 23841 (RAW) ; Murree Hills, Bashesher Oberai 12(RAW) ; C-8 Above Keran, R.R. and I.D. Stewart 17679 (RAW); D-4 Baluchistan: Ziarat, M. Shariq, 7.vii.1967 (KUH) ; D-6 Slat Range, Sakesar, Iftikhar Ahmed, 1 .viii. 1954 (RAW).

 

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Perennial, + pubescent, erect, 10-25 cm tall. Stems usually many from the base. Lower leaves smaller, ovate; upper leaves larger, elliptic or linear-lanceolate, recurved, + acuminate, 3-27 mm long, 1-10 mm broad. Racemes terminal and lateral, 1-10 cm long. Bracts caducous. Pedicel 2-3.5 mm, elongating in fruit to 3-5 mm. Sepals persistent; outer sepals + equal, narrowly hyaline margined; inner sepals ovate-lanceolate, acute-acuminate, oblique, falcate, 4-6 mm long, 1.5-3 mm broad, covering less than 1/2 of the fruit, ciliate, 3-nerved, veinlets hardly anastomosing. Lateral petals equalling or shorter than keel; keel 4-5 mm long, crested. Capsule obcordate, 5.5-6 mm long, 5-5.5 mm broad, glabrous, wing 0.5-0.75 mm, ciliate. Seeds pilose, strophiolar appendages 3, 1/2 to 2/3 as long as the seed.
 
 
 
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