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Published In: Flora Altaica 3: 129–131. 1831. (Fl. Altaic.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: May-July.
Type: Type: Altai, Mt. Arakul, C. A. Meyer (LE).
Distribution: Distribution: C. Asia, Tibet, Kashmir, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Photo: Sisymbrium brassiciforme C.A. Mey. (Photo)
Map Location: A-7 Chitral, Gohkir, weed at edge of field, fls. bright yellow, plants c. 4 ft. tall, Bowes Lyon 894 (BM); Kashmir: Gilgit, Tanner 96(K); Shah Salim, Giles 180(K); Gilgit, river banks, dry sheltered spot, Thornley 29(BM); Chitral, Yarkhun, Toppin 371(K); Urgosh Dhok, Siddiqui & Rehman 26842(RAW); B-7 Murree and Kohala, R. R. Stewart 12 (KUH) ; Kaghan valley, Naran, Faruqui & Qaiser 3203(KUH); Kaghan, Sultanul Abedin & Qaiser 8879(KUH); Kaghan valley, Faruqi & Qaiser 3348(KUH); 2 miles from Batakundi on way to Babusar, S. Abedin & Qaiser 8962 and 8967(KUH); Tangi dam, sandy gravel, 7.6.70, Qaiser & Ghafoor 1380(KUH) ; B-8 Kashmir: Sonmarg, R. R. Stewart s.n. (K) ; B-9 Ladak, Ludlow & Sherriff 8432(BM); Baltistan, H. Weston 10169(K); Shagarth valley, Duthie 12119(K); Chorwan, Kishenganga valley, R. R. Stewart 22626 (RAW); Karakorum: Clarke 30152(K), 30152 C (BM); Hispar, glacier, Russell 1225 (BM) ; Zanskar, Schlagintweit s.n. (BM) ; Baltistan, Hushe, Webster & Nasir 6049 (RAW); C-6 Kurrum, Shalizan, Aitchison 135(K); C-8 Jamu, Schlagintwet 3110(BM); D-4 Baluchistan: Ziarat, Lace 3952(E,K); Urak, Zarghun, 2100 m, H. Crookshank 381(K) ; Zandra, Ziarat, Jafri & Akbar 2201 (KUH).

 

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Annual or biennial, 30-100 cm tall, erect, branched, subglabrous. Lower leaves lyrate, 1-2-jugate, rarely subentire, shortly petioled; terminal lobe ovate-oblong, distantly toothed; lateral lobes smaller but similar, dentate to sub-entire; upper leaves gradually becoming smaller and linear, subsessile to sessile; all leaves subfleshy. Racemes 20-50(-60)-flowered, up to 25 cm long in fruit. Flowers c. 5 mm across, yellow; pedicels 5-10 mm long in fruit, spreading horizontally, slightly thickened. Sepals 3-4 mm long. Petals (5-) 6-8 mm long, 1.5 mm broad. Stamens c. 3:5 mm long; anthers c. 1.5 mm long. Siliquae linear, subcylindrical, slightly downcurved, horizontally spreading, 50-100 mm long, 1 mm broad, glabrous; valves submembranous, 3-veined; style c. 1(4.5) mm long, thickened with depressed, capitate stigma; seeds many, c. 1 mm long, oblong, brown, finely granulate; radicle incumbent (sometimes accumbent), variable.
 
 
 
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