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Ferula jaeschkeana Vatke in Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol., Append. 2. 1876. C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., l.c. 708.

  • Ferula jaeschkeana var. parkeriana O.E. Schulz
  • Ferula parkeriana Wolff ex O.E. Schulz

    Plants c. 2 m tall. Root thick, c. 3 cm in diameter in older plants. Stem base fibrous. Leaves large, up to 40 cm long, 2-3-pinnate, pubescent; pinnae decurrent; segments oblong, up to 10 cm long; margin serrate. Leaf base oblong, up to 12 cm long. Petals yellow. Fruit broadly oblong, 15-18 mm long, 10-1 2 mm broad, reddish; furrows 1-vittate; commissure 2-4-vittate. Fruit wing less than half the width of the seed.

    Fl. Per. April to June.

    Type: India, Lahul, Jaeschke 66 (K).

    Distribution: Afghanistan, W. Pakistan.

    This is common on the hillsides from 1300 to 3000 m.


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