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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Bupleurum

Bupleurum falcatum Linn., Sp. Pl. 237. 1753. Boiss., Fl. Or. l.c. 850; C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., l.c. 676; Wolff in Engler, l.c. 127; E. Nasir in Univ. Calif. Pub. Bot. l.c. 434.

Perennial, up to 1 m tall; base woody. Basal leaves lanceolate, upper lamina broad, lower narrowed into a petiole, veins 7, apex acute, mucronate; middle and upper leaves linear to lanceolate, gradually shorter, falcate, veins 7-9, base slightly amplexicaul, apex acuminate. Involucre of 1-3 minute bracts or lacking. Rays 5-8. Involucel of 5 minute, 3-veined bractlets, shorter than the flowering umbellet. Pedicels shorter than the fruits. Fruit oblong, 3-4 mm long; furrows 3-vittate.

Distribution: Europe, Asia.


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