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2. Lepyrodiclis stellarioides Fisch. & Mey., Enum. Pl. Nov. Schrenk. 93. 1841. Boiss., Fl. Or. 1:669.1867; Gorscshkova in Fl. URSS. 6:481.1936; Mizushima in Kitam., Fl. Afghan. 113.1960; Stewart, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. Kashm. 245.1972.


  • Arenaria holosteioides var. stellarioides Williams

    Annual up to 30 cm or more. Stem weak, simple or branched, thin striate, glabrous below, glandular above. Leaves oblong to oblong-lanceolate, with small teeth-like pubescence on the margin. Inflorescence lax, paniculate, few-flowered. Pedicels densely glandular; bracts foliaceous. Calyx cylindrical. Sepals 4-5 mm, oblong to lanceolate, acute with a scarious margins, glandular. Petals pale pink, as long as or longer than the sepals, deeply toothed at apex. Seeds subreniform, finely tuberculate.

    Fl. Per.: May.

    Type: USSR, In collibus Kuguldyr, Schrenk (LE).

    Distribution: Caucasus, Lake Balkash area, Syr-Darya, Pamir-Alai, Tien Shi Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan (Baluchistan).


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