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7. Anemone tetrasepala Royle, Illustr. Bat. Himal. Mount. 53. 1834. Boiss., Fl. Or. Suppl. 3. 1888, Hook.f. & Thoms. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:10.1872, Coventry, Wild Fl. Kashm. Ser. 1:7.t. IV. 1923, Blatter, Beaut. Fl. Kashm. 1:7. 1928, Tamura in Kitam., Fl. Afghan. 121. 1960, Stewart, Ann. Catalogue Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 261. 1972, Qureshi & Chaudhri, Pak. Syst. 4 (1-2):119.1988 (Fig. 15, A-D).


National Herbarium, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Anemone tetrasepala

Credit: S. Hameed

Perennial with a stout woody rootstock covered by remains of leaves from previous years. Radical leaves about 1/2 to 1/3rd as long as the scape. with long patent hairs. Lamina upto 15 (-20) cm wide, suborbicular to subcordate or reniform, with a smaller rather narrow basal sinus, deeply 5-partite or 3-partite with ± deeply cut lateral segments, broad and acute with irregular teeth, hairy when young on upper surface, glabrescent later. Involucral leaves 3, sessile, sometimes connate at base, irregularly and ± deeply dentate, often partite. Peduncles numerous, of first and second order, sometimes bearing an involucel above with several pedicels. Length of peduncles and pedicels very variable. Flowers white, 2-3 cm in diameter. Sepals obovate to obong-obovate, acute or obtuse, glabrous on both sides. Carpels obovate to obovate-oblong, broadly winged. Style bent down over the ventral suture, tip ± erect.

Fl. Per.: July-August.

Type: Jumboo, rd. to Kashmir, Royle s.n. in 1828. (LIV).

B-6: Kurram: Parachinar, above Makai, M.A. Siddiqi & Y. Nasir 4306 (RAW), id., Parachinar, 15.8.1936, B.N. Vaid s.n. (RAW), B-7 Swat: Bishigram, R.R. Stewart & A. Rehman 25004 (RAW), Hazara Dist.: Miranjani, R.R. Stewart 28846 (KUH), Dunga Gali, 27.8.1949, R.R. Stewart s.n. (RAW,KUH), Murree hills, R.R Stewart 29140 (RAW), Kuna Dama, lnayat Khan 19071 (RAW,KUH), Kagan, Bhonj, 28.7.1897, lnayat s.n. (RAW), Mokhspuri, M.A. Siddiqui & Y. Nasir 5983 (RAW), Kashmir: B-8 Lipa vy., 4.9.1969, Jan Mohd s.n. (RAW), Taubat, R.R. Stewart 17844 (RAW), Badwan-Korakbal, 30.8.1939, R.R. & I.D. Stewart s.n. (RAW), Bagh, coll. ignot. 1512 (KUH), Chilam-Sochar Pass, ± 10,500', E. Nasir & G.L. Webster 6521 (RAW).

Distribution: Pakistan, Kashmir.

Found from elevations of 2500-3700 m.


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