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2. Alliaria brachycarpa Bieberstein, Fl. Taur.-Cauc. 3: 445. 1819; Taphrospermum brachycarpum (Bieberstein) Meisner, Vasc. Pl. Gen. 1: 12. 1837.  TYPE: Georgia, Bieberstein s.n. (holotype, LE).

Taphrospermum caucasicum Ruprecht, Fl. Cauc. 84. 1869. TYPE: xx (holotype, LE?).

     Herbs annual or biennial, pubescent or rarely glabrous. Stems ascending to decumbent, 25-50 cm tall, often  branched basally. Basal leaves rosulate, withered by fruiting, long petiolate; leaf blade ovate to suborbicular, base cordate, margin crenate-dentate, glabrous or pilose. Upper cauline leaves with much shorter petioles, oblong to oblong-ovate, base cuneate. Racemes bracteate throughout. Sepals oblong, 2-2.5 ´ ca. 1 mm. Petals white, oblanceolate, 4-4.5 mm, attenuate to clawlike base. Filaments 1.5-2 mm; anthers ovate, ca. 0.5 mm. Fruiting pedicels divaricate to ascending or slightly recurved, 4-8 mm, distinctly narrower than fruit. Fruits oblong to oblong-linear, falcate, 0.6-1.8(-3) cm ´ 1.5-3 mm, subtorulose, terete; valves scabrous or rarely subglabrous, with a prominent midvein and 2 conspicuous lateral veins. Style 2.5-6 mm. Seeds few, oblong, ca. 3.5 ´ 1.5 mm, longitudinally striate.

Flowering: Jun-Aug.

Distribution: Azerbaijan and Georgia.

 

 
 
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