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Published In: Flora Indica: being a systematic account of the plants . . 1: 13. 1855. (Fl. Ind.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
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Contributor Text: HARALD RIEDL and YASIN J. NASIR
Contributor Institution: Naturhistorisches Museum, Botanische Abteilung, Wien, Austria.


National Herbarium, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: June-July.
Type: Syntypes: W. Tibet, Nubra, Strachey & Winterbottom, Milam, Kumaon, Strachey & Winterbottom.
Distribution: B-7 Hazara: base of Mt. Makra, 11,400', Y. & I. Nasir & E.J. Ecker 7472 (RAW), Kashmir: C-8 Kamri, R.R. Stewart & E. Nasir 22723a, 22722 (RAW).

Distribution: Himalaya, from Kashmir eastward to Nepal, W. Tibet

Comment/Acknowledgements: Uncommon in Pakistan. Found from 3300-4300 m.
Photo: Thalictrum platycarpum Hook. f. & Thomson (Photo)
Map Location: B-7 Hazara: base of Mt. Makra, 11,400', Y. & I. Nasir & E.J. Ecker 7472 (RAW), Kashmir: C-8 Kamri, R.R. Stewart & E. Nasir 22723a, 22722 (RAW).


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Perennial, 15-60 cm high. Stems glabrous or sparsely glandular, not geniculate, smooth or indistinctly striate, simple or with 1-2 branches. Lowermost leaves withering by flowering time with their bases and part of the petioles remaining. Middle and upper stem leaves sessile or subsessile, 20-60 mm long, ovate, 2-3-pinnate, leaflets sessile, 1-4 (-5) x 1-4 mm, ovate to suborbicular or obovate, 3-lobate with incised-dentate lobes or deeply incised-dentate all around, coriaceous, glabrous above, densely glandular pubescent beneath, with strongly prominent nerves on lowerside. Inflorescence a leafy panicle, narrowly ovoid with suberect or divaricate branches. Lower bracts leaf-l ike, upper bracts very small, ternate, central leaflets often trilobate. Pedicels 8-20 mm. Flowers small, pendant, greenish. Sepals broadly elliptic, membranous. Filaments filiform, anthers yellowish, shortly mucronulate, elongate. Carpels 4-10, on short stalks, at maturity strongly compressed, 3-4 x 2.5-3 mm, obovate-triangular, glandulose, ventral suture straight, dorsal suture strongly convex, nearly rectangular. Lateral ribs on each side simple or branched and anastomosing, quite prominent. Style slightly curved, often breaking in fruit.
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