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Draba cachemirica Gandoger in Bull. Soc. Bot. France. 46:418. 1899. Schulz in Engler, l.c. 113.

Draba cachemirica

Credit: Shaukat

  • Draba glacialis*

    Perennial, densely or loosely caespitose herbs; stapes 2-4 cm long in fruit, aphyllous; rootstock often much branched, densely covered with withered leaf bases. Radical leaves oblong-linear, 3-5 mm long, c. 1 mm broad, obtuse, 1-veined, entire, hairy with simple and branched hairs, ± ciliate at margins. Racemes 8-15-flowered, corymbose. Flowers c. 5 mm across, yellow; pedicels up to 5(-7) mm long in fruit, glabrous, ascending. Sepals 2-3 mm long. Petals 4-6 mm long, 2.5-3 mm broad, apex suhemarginate. Stamens c. 2:3 mm long; anthers c. 0.7 mm long. Siliculae 3-4 mm long, 2-2.5 mm broad, ovoid, acute; style c. 1 mm long, glabrous, with depressed stigma; septum not veined; seeds 2-4 in each locule, c. 1 mm long, ovoid, brown.

    Fl.Per.: May-July.

    Type: Kashmir, Baltistan, Duthie 11800 (K,E).

    Distribution: Endemic to Kashmir.

    Similar to the previous species but leaves linear, ciliately hairy and green looking.


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