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Pakistan | Family List | Campanulaceae | Codonopsis

1. Codonopsis clematidea (Schrenk) C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 3:433. 1881. Federov in Schischkin, Fl. URSS. 24:438.1957; Schimann-Czeika in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 13.3.1965; R. R. Stewart, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 709.1972.


  • Glossocomia clematidea Fisch.
  • Glossocomia ovata var. cuspidata Chipp
  • Wahlenbergia clematidea Schrenk

    Plants perennial. Root thick, elongated. Stem c. 1 m long, decumbent, branched, glabrous to sparsely pilose. Leaves opposite to alternate, sparsely pilose, petiolate, oval to ovate-lanceolate, sometimes slightly cordate, 3 x 2 cm; pubescent on both surfaces; margin almost entire. Flowers terminal on long peduncles; peduncles glabrous to sparsely pilose. Calyx segments overlapping at base, triangular, or ovate-lanceolate, up to 2 cm long, enclosing the flower in bud, glabrous or pilose, sinus acute. Corolla broad, U-shaped, base more than 1 cm broad, grey-blue. Anthers oblong, 5 mm long; filament base dilated. Stigma broadly 3-lobed, lobes ovate, papillate. Seeds elliptic.

    Fl. Per.: July-August.

    Type: (USSR) ‚ÄúSongarei, Altai, Dschillkaragai‚ÄĚ, Schrenk(LE).

    Distribution: Central Asia, Iran, Afghanistan, Himalayas in Pakistan and India.


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