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7. Stellaria subumbellata Edgew. ex Edgew. & Hook. f. in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:233. 1874. R. R. Stewart, in Bull. Torr. Bot. Club. 43:632.1917 & Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 255.1972.


Annual, with ascending to decumbent, slender weak stems, 6-12 cm long. Stems branched, glabrous, apex acute, base sessile. Flowers in terminal umbellate cymes. Pedicels 20-30 mm, capillary. Bracts lanceolate, sometimes scarinous. Sepals 1.5-2 mm, glabrous, ovate with a scarious margin. Petals absent. Styles 3. Capsule ovoid, exceeding the sepals. Seeds granulate.

Fl. Per.: July-August.

Syntypes: Sikkim Himalaya; W. Tibet (Nubra).

Distribution: Kashmir, W. Tibet, Ladak, Sikkim Himalaya.

A distinct species with the flowers arranged in umbellate cymes. Possibly not different from the C. Asiatic, S. umbellate Turcz. (1842).


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