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1. Hackelia uncinata (Royle ex Benth.) Fischer in Kew Bull. 1932. 298. 1932. I.M. Johnston in J. Arn. Arb. 51(3):398.1970.


  • Cynoglossum uncinatum Royle ex Benth.
  • Echinospermum glochidiatum A. DC.
  • Lappula uncinata (Royle ex Benth.) Fischer
  • Paracaryum glochidiatum (A. DC.) Benth.

    Perennial branched herb up to 90 cm tall. Basal leaves petiolate, ovate to elliptic-ovate, sometimes cordate, including petiole, 50-100 x 35-45 mm, acuminate pubescent on lower surface, strigosely so on upper, lateral nerves 4-5 pairs. Fruiting pedicels recurved. Calyx lobes 2-2.5 mm long, ovate-oblong, pubescent, up to 5 mm in fruit. Corolla pale blue to sky blue, rotate-campanulate, tube ± calyx limb 13 mm broad. Throat scales c. 1 mm, broader than long, minutely papillate Anthers slightly protruding from the throat. Nutlets ovoid, winged; margin of wings with appendages up to 2 mm long; middle dorsal area minutely tuberculate pubescent. Style c. 1 mm long.

    Fl. Per.: June-July.

    Type: Choor, Kunawar, Royle s.n. (K).

    Distribution: Swat, Kashmir eastward to Nepal, Bhutan, N. Assam, W. China.

    Found in the forest zone between 2400-3500 m.


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