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Published In: Bulletino dell' Orto Botanico della Regia Università de Napoli 3: 418. 1913. (Bull. Orto Bot. Regia Univ. Napoli) 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.: April-August.
Type: Type: Described from Iberia, Steven.
Distribution: Distribution: Europe, most of Temp. and cooler Asia, and N. Africa.
Photo: Alliaria petiolata (M. Bieb.) Cavara & Grande (Photo)
Map Location: A-7 Chitral: Drosh, Toppin 105(K); Ziarat, Harriss 15890(BM); Brumboretgol, beneath trees, petals white, Stanton 2243(BM) ; B-7 N.W.F.P.: Hazara, Nathiagali, H. Deane s.n. (K); Kaghan valley, Inayat 19195 and 19196 (K); B-8 Kashmir: Aliabad, 2700 m, Clarke 28637 (BM); Duli, R. R. Stewart 23781 (RAW); Sonmarg, R. R. Stewart 6288 (K) ; H. Rich 1105 (K) ; Haripur, Clarke 28664 (E,K) ; C-6 Kurrum, Aitchison 91(K); D-4 Baluchistan: Sibi distt., Ziarat, 2400 m, on limestone soils on hillside, H. Crookshank 214(K).

 

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Annual or biennial herb, 20-30(-40) cm tall, erect, sparsely branched or simple, glabrous above and sparsely hairy below. Basal leaves loosely rosulate, cordate to reniform, long-petioled, dentate; lamina usually 10-15 cm long, 2-6 cm broad; cauline leaves often ovate-triangular, dentate, shortly stalked; all leaves thin or submembranous, pale greem. Racemes 15-30-flowered, up to 30 cm long in fruit, lax. Flowers c. 5 mm across, white; pedicels 5-8 mm long in fruit, strong and thickened, spreading. Sepals c. 2.5 mm long. Petals (5-)6-8 mm long, c. 2 mm broad. Stamens c. 2.5: 3.5 mm long; anthers c. 1 mm long. Siliquae (30-) 45-60(-70) mm long, c. 2 (-2.5) mm broad, linear-terete, often straight, suberect or erect; style 1-3 mm long with a depressed stigma; seeds many, c. 3 mm long, 1 mm broad, oblong, dark-brown to almost black, longitudinally striated.
 
 
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