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22. Hackelia Opiz in Berchtold & Opez, Oek.-techn. Fl. Bohmens. 2(1):147. 1838. Popov in Schischkin, Fl. URSS. 19:479.1953; Kazmi, l.c. 395.


Perennial herbs with alternate and broad leaves. Calyx 5-partite, lobes reflexed in fruit. Corolla tube short, limb flat; throat scales present. Stamens and styles included. Gynophore broadly pyramidal. Nutlets dorso-ventrally compressed, with a flat middle dorsal area, axceeding the style length; ventral keel very short.

40-50 species, mostly N. America, Europe and Asia. Represented in Pakistan by 2 species.

1 Leaves elliptic-ovate to ovate, including petiole 5 0-100 x 35-45 mm; corolla with throat scales broader than long, ± quadrate   1 Hackelia uncinata
+ Leaves cordate to ovate-cordate, including petiole 90-200 x 40-130(-170) mm; corolla with throat scales longer than broad, ± oblong   2 Hackelia macrophylla

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