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Pakistan | Family List | Morinaceae

Morina Linn., Sp. Pl. 28. 1753. Gen. Pl. 41.1754; Boiss., Fl.Or.3:113.1875; C.B. Clarke in Hook.f.,Fl.Brit.Ind.3:217.1882; Collett, Fl. Siml. 240. 1902.

Morina persica

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

Description as for the family.

A genus of 17 species distributed in S.E. Europe, S.W. China and the Himalayas. Represented here by 3 species.

1 Flowers yellow. Stamen filaments c. half as long as the corolla lobes   Morina coulteriana
+ Flowers white to pinkish-white or pink. Stamen filaments shorter or as long as the corolla lobes   (2)
2 (1) Calyx lobes obovate, entire or emarginate. corolla white to pale pink. Filaments more or less equalling the corolla lobes   Morina persica
+ Calyx lobes 2-fid, acute or obtuse. Corolla white, turning pink. Filaments much shorter than the corolla lobes   Morina longifolia

Lower Taxa

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