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Published In: Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 21(1): 55–56. 1940. (J. Arnold Arbor.) 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
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: May-July.
Type: Type: Zanskar, Ladak, W. Koelz 2926a (GH, isotype 2946b!)
Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan eastward to Ladak.
Comment/Acknowledgements: The gathering Bowes Lyon 789 from Chitral is tentatively placed here. It differs from Rochelia laxa in the shorter fruiting pedicels (2.5-3 mm long) and which is solitary or 2-3 branched from the base. In Rochelia laxa the fruiting pedioels are generally 3-8 mm long and stem branched from the base. The specimen also has a different indument.
Illustration: Rochelia laxa I.M. Johnst. (Illustration)
Map Location: Chitral: A-7 Lutko, 8500', Bowes Lyon 789 (BM, K, E); Baltistan: B-8 Marpu La, 11-12000', Duthie 11839 (K).

 

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Slender erect annual up to 16 cm. Stem branched from the base. Stem and branches covered with suberect to erect hairs, some arising from a tuberculate base. leaves ovate to obovate, 5-10 x 3-5 mm, both surfaces covered with thin suberect-erect hairs arising from tuberculate base; middle ones upto 12 mm long, oblanceolate. Upper cauline leaves smaller and narrower. Racemes lax, second. Pedlcels c. 1 mm long, up to 7 mm in fruit, gradually thickened upwards, recurved, bristly with erect hooked hairs. Fruiting calyx 3-4 mm long, pubescent with erect hooked hairs; lobes ± erect, lanceolate. Nutlets 2-2.5 mm long, tuberculate. Style scarcely exceeding nutlet.
 
 
 
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