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1. Eritrichium nanum subsp. villosum (Ledeb.) Brand in Pflanzenr. l.c. 252. (Heft 97):189. 1931. Riedl in Rech. f., Fl. Iran, 48:64.1967; Kazmi, l.c. 386.


  • Eritrichium nanum subsp. villosum var. eu-villosum Brand
  • Eritrichium villosum (Ledeb.) Bunge
  • Myosotis villosa Ledeb.

    Compact caespitose perennial with short stem caudices. Basal leaves oblanceolate, 8-12 x 2.5-6 mm, hairy on both surfaces, ciliate. Cauline leaves few, smaller. Inflorescence 3-7-flowered. Bracts leafy, 1-2 mm long; pedicels c. 1.5 mm long, hairy. Calyx lobes oblanceolate, c. 2.5. mm long, up to 4 mm in fruit, hairy. Corolla blue; tube ± calyx size, narrowed at the throat; lobes ovate, spreading, 2-3 mm broad; throat appendages linear. Nutlets 2-2.5 mm long, glabrous, margin dentate.

    Fl. Per.: August.

    Type: ‘Habitat in Sibiriae alpibus,’ coll. ignot. (LE).

    Distribution: Altai, Siberia, Tibet, Afghanistan eastward to Kashmir.

    This subspecies differs from the subspecies nanum in the fewer basal leaves, longer stems and shorter corolla. An alpine plant found from 3600-4700 m.


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