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Pakistan | Family List | Buddlejaceae | Buddleja

Buddleja davidii Franch., Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris, ser. 2. 10.65. 1887. Bailey, l.c.; Tutin in Tutin et al, l.c.

  • Buddleja variabilis Hems.

    Deciduous shrub, up to 5 m tall. Branchlets 4-angled, tomentose. Leaves sub-sessile, 7-25 cm long, 1-7 cm broad, ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, acuminate, coarsely serrate, glabrous above, whitish tomentose beneath. Stipules interpetiolar, 2-lobed. Flowers sub-sessile, fragrant, in branched rounded clusters forming a terminal panicle 6-30 cm long. Bracts linear, 3 mm long. Calyx c. 3 mm long, stellate-tomentose. Corolla lilac to purple, orange to yellow at the mouth; corolla tube c. 1-1.2 cm long; straight, sparsely pubescent; lobes 3-4 mm long. Capsule glabrous, up to 1 cm long, cylindrical, pointed.

    Fl. Per.: Aug.-Sept.

    Type: Described from Hupeh in China.

    Distribution: China, W. and C. Europe, India and Pakistan.

    Cultivated as an ornamental in the plains and hills of India and Pakistan.


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