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5. Cerastium thomsonii Hook. f. in Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:228. 1874. Mizushima in Kitam., Fl. Afghan. 110. 1960.


  • Cerastium alpinum sensu Stewart non L.

    Perennial, 15-45 cm with erect to ascending stems, pilose, becoming glandular above. Leaves 10-35 (-40) x 5-10 mm, oblong to oblong-lanceolate apex subacute, ± glandular, base sessile. Bracts lanceolate, with scarious margim Inflorescence a few-flowered cyme. Sepals 6-8 mm, lanceolate, pilose-glandular with wide scarious margins. Petals white, 1½ times longer than the calyx, teeth with the margins slightly revolute. Seeds subglobose, with a papillose back.

    Fl. Per.: July-August.

    Syntypes: W. Himalaya, Kishtwar, ’11-12000, T. thomson, s.n. (K); Kumaon, Strachey & Winterbottom; Lahul, Jaeschke.

    Distribution: Afghanistan, Pakistan, W. Himalaya.


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