Home Flora of Pakistan
Name Search
District Map
Grid Map
Inventory Project
Cortusa L. Search in The Plant ListSearch in IPNISearch in Australian Plant Name IndexSearch in Index Nominum Genericorum (ING)Search in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical GardenSearch in Flora do Brasil 2020Search in Reflora - Virtual HerbariumSearch in Living Collections Decrease font Increase font Restore font

Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 144. 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)
Contributor Text: YASIN J. NASIR
Synonym Text: Corthusa Reichb. Cons. 128.1828.
General/Distribution: c. 10 species, found from C. Europe to Japan; the Sakhalin Islands and the Himalaya. Also replesented in the C. Elburz mts. in N. Iran. Represented in Pakistan by 2 species.


Export To PDF Export To Word
Scapose perennials, slender to ± robust, sub-glabrous to villous. Leaves radical, simple, long petioled, margin variously lobed. Flowers umbellate, showy, of shades from pink to purple, drooping, borne on a well developed scape from 14-50 cm long. Pedicels very unequal in size. Bracts incised at the apex. Corolla campanulate, with a short tube and much exceeding the calyx. Stamens 5; filaments adnate at the base of the corolla; anthers apiculate. Ovary ovoid, with many ovules; style slender, stigma capitate. Capsule dehisching by valves. Seeds up to 40 in number, angled, vesiculose, dark brown.

Export To PDF Export To Word Export To SDD
Switch to indented key format
1 Leaves 4.5-11.0 x 7-17 cm, crenate-dentate. Petiole and scape glandular-villous towards the top. Scape stout, 2.5-4.5 mm broad at the base, 8-21-flowered. Calyx 6-8 mm long, lobes triangular-lanceolate. Anther tips present below the sinuses of the corolla lobes
+ Leaves 2.5-5 x 3.2-6 cm, crenate-mucronate. Petiole and scape subglabrous. Scape slender, 1.5-2 mm broad at the base, 3-10-flowered. Calyx 3.5-5.5 mm long, lobes ovate-lanceolate. Anther tips slightly exceeding the corolla lobe sinuses 1 Cortusa brotheri
© 2018 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110