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4. Halocharis clavata Bunge in Mem. Acad. Imp. Sc. Petersb. 7, sér. 4. 11: 64. 1862; Boiss., Fl. Or. 4: 975. 1879; Stewart, l.c. 222.

Small annual herb up to 15 cm, diffusely branched from base, hispid. Leaves linear, subtrigonous, somewhat fleshy, obtuse. Bracteoles densely hirsute. Flowers in subcapitate spikes; perianth segments long-barbate below, glabrous above. Filaments exceeding perianth; anther appendage purple, narrowly clavate, stipitate, broader than anther cells and about twice as long.

Fl. Per.: June-August.

Type: Afghanistan (in arenosis prope Karabach [Mukur-Ghazni et Jomy) Griffith 1753 (K).

Distribution: Afghanistan and Pakistan (Baluchistan, N.W.F.P.).

Easily distinguished by its clavate stipitate anther appendages.


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