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Thlaspi cochleariforme DC., Syst. Nat. 2:381. 1821. Prodr. 1:176.1824; Schulz in Engl. & Prantl, l.c. 445; Busch in Kom., l.c. 587.

Thlaspi cochleariforme

Credit: Azmat

  • Thlaspi alpestre auct. non L.

    Perennial, 5-25 cm tall in fruit, branched mostly from the base, erect, glabrous, subglaucous; rootstock 3-4 mm thick, covered with withered leaf bases. Radical leaves rosulate, spathulate or oblong-obovate, shortly stalked, 2.5-5.5 cm long, 0.5-1.5 cm broad, apex rounded, entire or subentire; cauline leaves ovate-cordate, amplexicaul, 1-2 cm long, entire or obscurely toothed. Racemes 20-40-flowered, up to c. 10 (-15) cm long in fruit. Flowers c. 5 mm across, white; pedicels up to 8 mm long in fruit, glabrous, spreading (often horizontal) rarely slightly deflexed. Sepals 2.5-3 mm long, 1.3 mm broad. Petals 5-7 mm long, 2-2.5 mm broad, obovate, cuneate below, apex slightly emarginate. Stamens c. 2.3: 3.5 mm long; anthers c. 0.5 mm. Siliculae 4-10 mm long, 2.5-3.8 mm broad, oblong-obovate, apex ± emarginate, rarely subentire, glabrous, obscurely to slightly winged at the apex with 1-2.5 mm long persistent style; septum c. 1.5 mm wide, seeds 3-4 in each locule, 1-1.5 mm long, ovate-oblong, pale brown.

    Fl. Per.: April July.

    Type: N.Asia, Dauria, Patrin (G).

    Distribution: C. and N. Asia, N.W.Himalayas and Pakistan.


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