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Pakistan | Family List | Boraginaceae | Lindelofia

3. Lindelofia longiflora (Benth.) Baill, Hist. Pl. 10:379. 1890. Brand in Pflanzenr. iv. 252 (Heft 78):85.1921.


A leafy perennial with generally simple stems, differing from Lindelofia stylosa in having ovate corolla lobes and throat scales that are larger in length than the anthers.

A polymorphic species in which 3 varieties may be recognised from Pakistan.

1 Upper cauline leaves lanceolate. Calyx uniformly hairy, midrib of lobes not distinct   (2)
+ Upper cauline leaves ovate to broad lanceolate. Calyx hairy along the midrib and margin, midrib of lobes distinct   3 Lindelofia longiflora var. levingii
2 (1) Calyx uniformly pubescent on dorsal surface; lobes acutish   3 Lindelofia longiflora var. falconeri
+ Calyx densely pubescent on margin and less so on the dorsal surface; lobes ± obtuse   3 Lindelofia longiflora var. longiflora

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