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Published In: Flora Iranica : Flora des Iranischen Hochlandes und der Umrahmenden Gebirge : Persien, Afghanistan, Teile von West-Pakistan, Nord-Iraq, (cont) 48: 31. 1967. (Fl. Iranica) Name publication detail
 

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.
Type: Type: Baluchistan: Torkham, 900 m, above Harnai, Rech. f. 29487 (W, isotypes B, M, K, G).
Distribution: Distribution: Endemic.
Comment/Acknowledgements: The species is related to Heliotropium cabulicum from which it differs mainly in the shorter corolla which is glabrous within and longer anthers.
Illustration: Heliotropium ulophyllum Rech. f. & Riedl (Illustration)
Map Location: Baluchistan: Loralai-Harnai, J. Lamond 1274 (E).

 

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An erect perennial up to 36 cm tall, branched. Stem and branches appressed hairy, with hairs up to 0.3 mm long, some arising from a tuberculate base. Leaves petiolate, green; petiole up to 7 mm long. Lamina 10-20 x 8-12 mm, ovate to oblong-ovate, ± obtuse, wavy, appressed hairy on both surfaces with short hairs, nerves on under surface prominent. Inflorescence usually terminal and forked, up to 4 cm long, few-flowered (up to 10) with flowers uniseriately arranged. Calyx 3.5-4 mm long, 5-partite, lobes lanceolate. Corolla tube slightly longer than calyx, retrorsely hairy to outside, glabrous within; lobes 1-1.5 mm long, obtuse, ± patent, margin undulate. Anthers 1.8-2 mm long, sessile, oblong, base broader, attached c. 1 mm from base of corolla tube. Stigma c. 0.9 mm long, conical, sparse hairy. Style 0.4-0.5 mm long, glabrous. Fruit not seen.
 
 
 
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