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Published In: Das Pflanzenreich 4(97): 189. 1931. (Pflanzenr.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Contributor Text: YASIN J. NASIR
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: August.
Type: Type: ‘Habitat in Sibiriae alpibus,’ coll. ignot. (LE).
Distribution: Distribution: Altai, Siberia, Tibet, Afghanistan eastward to Kashmir.
Comment/Acknowledgements: This subspecies differs from the subspecies nanum in the fewer basal leaves, longer stems and shorter corolla. An alpine plant found from 3600-4700 m.
Illustration: Eritrichium nanum subsp. villosum (Ledeb.) Brand (Illustration)
Map Location: B-7 Hazara: Naran, Ch. Shaukat Ali 131 (RAW); Kaghan vy., I.I. Chaudhri 128 (RAW); Baltistan: B-8 Chota Deosai, 13-14000', R.R. Stewart 19934 (RAW); Burji La, 14-15000', E. Nasir & G.L. Webster 6546 (RAW); Thalle La, R.R. Stewart 20770 (RAW);? Mueltan, Inayat 11807 (RAW); Kashmir: Kamri Pass, 13500', R.R. & I.D. Stewart 18708 (RAW); Burzi1,10000', W. Koelz 9409 (RAW); Gilgit: Jutial nala, R.R. Stewart 26326 (as to R.H. specimen (RAW).

 

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Compact caespitose perennial with short stem caudices. Basal leaves oblanceolate, 8-12 x 2.5-6 mm, hairy on both surfaces, ciliate. Cauline leaves few, smaller. Inflorescence 3-7-flowered. Bracts leafy, 1-2 mm long; pedicels c. 1.5 mm long, hairy. Calyx lobes oblanceolate, c. 2.5. mm long, up to 4 mm in fruit, hairy. Corolla blue; tube ± calyx size, narrowed at the throat; lobes ovate, spreading, 2-3 mm broad; throat appendages linear. Nutlets 2-2.5 mm long, glabrous, margin dentate.
 
 
 
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