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5. Campanula aristata Wall. in Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2:98. 1824. Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 3:441.1881; Rech. f. & Schimann-Czeika, l.c. 36; R.R. Stewart, l.c. 707.


Erect plant with a long tap root, swollen in older plants. Stems up to 50 cm, glabrous. Radical leaves long-petioled, linear to oval or elliptic, 2-4 cm long. Cauline leaves linear, sessile, 1-4 cm long. Flowers solitary, terminal. Calyx segments linear, .5-10 mm long. Corolla funnel-shaped, blue, about as long as the calyx segments. Style shorter than the corolla. Capsule narrowly oblong, contracted at the top; dehiscence just below the apex. Seeds ellipsoid.

F1. Per.: July-August.

Type: Himalayas “Ludak”, Moorcroft.

Distribution: Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

A high altitude plant.


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