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Published In: Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 9: 529, 551. 1845. (1 Jan. 1845) (Prodr.) 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.: November-April.
Type: Type: Abyssinia, Schimper 1285 (G-DC).
Distribution: Distribution: N.E. and C. Africa, Pakistan, India.
Illustration: Heliotropium subulatum Hochst. ex DC. (Illustration)
Map Location: Karachi Dist.: G-4 Nazimabad, along Lyayi, fls. yellow, Jafri & S. I. Ali 817 (E, RAW); Karachi, sandy soil, Jafri s.n. (KUH); Damloti, A. Ghafoor & Bunt 521 (KUH, RAW); Memongoth, Jafri 1293 (E); Drigh rd., A. Rahman 27267 (RAW) University Campus, Rech. f., 27533 27534 (K, B); Id., Kazmi, 5411; 5487 (M) Darsano-Chino, near Malir, S. I. Ali 7 (KUH); id., Sultanul Abedin & A. Ghafoor 28; 1364 (KUH); Hub Chowki-Bela, Sultanul Abedin 3698 (KUH); Bari Village, or way to Diplo, M. Qaiser et al 3735 (KUH); PECHS., 26.12.1967, Khush Gul s.n. (KUH); Sind: G-8 Mithi-Nagar Pakar, M. Qaiser et al 3795 (KHU, RAW).

 

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A branched perennial up to 50 cm tall. Stem and branches covered with white to brownish spreading hairs up to 1.8 mm long with a bulbous base. Petiole of lower stem leaves up to 1 cm long. Leaves 20-56 (-70) x 6-15 mm, lanceolate acute, margin entire to undulate, hairy on both surfaces; shorter hairs appressed longer ones spreading and with a bulbous base; nerves impressed on upper surface Inflorescence terminal, 4-20 cm long, simple or forked, with close set uniseriate flowers. Calyx ± cupular, 2/3rd partite; lobes lanceolate, appressed hairy. Corolla yellowish, tube 3.5-4 mm long, appressed hairy. Limb spreading, lobes 1-1.5 mm long, caudate-acuminate, the sinuses minutely dentate. Anthem 1 mm long oblong, attached 2 mm above corolla base. Stigma 1 mm long, conical, appressed hairy at apex. Style longer than stigma, glabrous. Fruit globose-compressed. Nutlets 4, c. 2.2 mm long, ovoid, brown, back rugose.
 
 
 
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