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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Bupleurum

Bupleurum candollei Wall. ex DC., Prodr. 4:131. 1830. C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., l.c. 674; Wolff in Engler, l.c. 149; E. Nasir in Univ. Calif. Pub Bot. l.c. 422; Hiroe, Umb. Asia 79.

Perennial, up to 1 m tall. Lower leaves linear to lanceolate, veins 5-7 secondary veins prominent, apex mucronate, base narrowed; upper leave, lanceolate to oblong, oval or ovate; shorter subsessible leaves intermixed with the larger leaves, veins 13-17, secondary veins distinct, apex mucronate. Involucral bracts 1-4, lanceolate to oval, foliaceous. Rays 5-10. Involucel of lanceolate to oval bractlets, as long or longer than the flowering umbellet, veins 3-5. Fruit elliptic, 4-5 mm long; ridges prominent, obtuse; furrows 3-vittate.

Type: Nepal, Wallich 552 (K).

Distribution: Himalayas in India and W. Pakistan.


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