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Uranodactylus A.Gilli in Fedde, Repert. 61,3:209. 1959. Jafri in Abstracts Bio¬logy section,Pak. Assoc.Adv.Sc. (Conf.March 1962): 8-9.1962; A.Gilli. in Fedde, Repert.66: 191-194.1962.

Uranodactylus silaifolius

Credit: Shaukat & Azmat

Perennial herbs with 2-3-pinnatisect leaves; leaf segments linear. Flowers whitish-yellow or pale yellow, ± similar to Winklera except the ovary. Lateral nectar glands somewhat extended; middle dot-like. Siliculae suborbicular, dehiscent, very compressed laterally or at right angles to the septum; septum very narrow, thin with rectangular cells, usually 5-8 times as long as broad.

Probably a monotypic genus in Pamir-Alai, Afghanistan, W. Pakistan and Himalayas.

It is very closely related to the following genus, Winklera Regel, but differs in its fruit and leaf characters.

Lower Taxon

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