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29. Lepechiniella M. Popov in Schischldn, Fl. URSS. 19:713. 1953. Riedl in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 48:79.1967; Kazmi in J. Arn. Arb. 51(3):511.1970.


Perennial or annual herbs. Calyx 5-partite into obtuse lobes. Corolla ± campanulate with a short broad tube. Throat appendages present. Stamens included. Gynobase ± prismatic. Nutlets variously attached to gynobase, not decurrent on style, with margin of wing entire or dentate; appendages usually glochidiate, middle area of nutlet ovate.

About 9 species, mainly C. Asiatic. Represented by 2-3 species in Pakistan.

1 Wings of nutlets not folded or barely so at the margins   (2)
+ Wings of nutlets folded at the margin to form a smooth rim   2 Lepechiniella microcarpa
2 (1) Annual. Flowers blue. Nutlets c. 2 mm long. Style 0.5 mm long   1 Lepechiniella inconspicua
+ Perennial. Flowers white. Nutlets 2-2.5 mm long. Style 1.0 mm long   3 Lepechiniella albiflora

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