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Published In: Diagnoses Plantarum Orientalium Novarum, ser. 1, 1: 8–9. 1843. (Diagn. Pl. Orient., ser. 1) 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.: Aug.-Oct.
Type: Type: Sudan, Korodofan, Kotschy 8.
Distribution: Distribution: Arabia, Pakistan, Iran, India.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Not common, restricted to Sind and Baluchistan.
Photo: Polygala irregularis Boiss. (Photo)
Map Location: G-4 Sind: Karachi, Malir, Murtaza, 5.x.1962 (KUH); North Nizamabad, Tasnif, 9.viii.1962 (KUH) ; Nizamabad, Agha Hussain, 21.xii.1958 (KUH) ; University Campus, Shamim Aisha, 9.xii.1961 (KHU) ; G-5 Thar Desert: Rangers Post Diplo, Qaiser, Ghafoor and Abrar 3841 in part (KUH) ; Between Mithi and Islam Kot, Qaiser, Ghafoor and Abrar 3904 (KUH).

 

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Annual or perennial, pubescent, 17-34 cm tall. Stems many from the base. Leaves obovate, obovate-lanceolate or linear, retuse, obtuse or acutish, 5-34 mm long, 2-5 mm broad, ± recurved. Racemes terminal and lateral, 2-27 cm. long, lax. Bracts deciduous. Sepals persistent; outer sepals unequal, broadly hyaline margined; inner sepals obovate, 5-6 mm long, 4-5 mm broad, oblique, sparsely hairy above, 3-nerved, veinlets anastomosing, Lateral petals cuneate, 4.5-5 mm long, 3.5-4 mm broad, equalling or longer than keel; keel 5 mm long, crested. Capsule ovate-orbicular, emarginate, 6 mm long, 5 mm broad, oblique at top and base, glabrous, wing 0.75 mm. Seeds obovate, pilose, crowned with bulbous hairs, strophiole 2-lobed, 2-appendiculate, appendages minute.
 
 
 
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