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Draba winterbottomii (Hook.f. & Thoms.) Pohle in Fedde, Repent. 32:138. 1925. Schulz in Engler, l.c. 266.

Draba winterbottomii

Credit: Shaukat & Azmat

  • Draba incompta auct. non Stev.
  • Draba tibetica var. winterbottomii*

    Perennial, sub-laxly caespitose herb; rootstock much branched, covered with withered leaves, floccose-hairy with soft, white, branched or simple hairs; scapes 2-6 cm long, 0-1-leaved, often aphyllous, suberect, Radical leaves laxly rosulate, oblong-spathulate, 3-8 mm long, 1-2 mm broad, sessile, floccose-hairy. Racemes 6-10-flowered, lax. Flowers c. 5 mm across, white; pedicel 6-10 mm long in fruit, spreading. Sepals c. 2.5 mm long. Petals c. 4 mm long, 2 mm broad, apex subemarginate. Stamens c. 2 : 2.5 mm long. Siliculae 5-8 mm long, 1.5-2 mm broad, oblong-elliptic or lanceolate, slightly to distinctly contorted, acute, glabrous or sparsely hairy at the margins, flattened; style 1-1.5 mm long with minute, depressed stigma; septum not veined; seeds 5-8 in each locule, c. 1 mm long, brownish.

    Fl. Per.: June-Aug.

    Type: Kashmir, Balti, ascent to Deotso, 3900 m, Winterbottom 623 (K).

    Distribution: N.W. Himalayas, Kashmir, W. Tibet and Karakorum.


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