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Phagnalon shweinfurthii var. androssovii (B. Fedtsch.) Qaiser & Lack in Willdenowia. 15: 13. 1985; S. A. Chaudhary, Fl. Kingd., Saudi Arab. 2(3): 144. 2000. (Fig. 36, A-E).

Fl.Per.: March-July.

Holotype: Pakistan: Quetta, Quetta to Sibi, Bolan Pass, steep rocky gorge, lime stone, alt. 1500 m, 23.4.1965, J. Lamond 721 (E!).

Distribution: Endemic to Pakistan (Baluchistan).

Both the varieties i.e. var. androssovii and var. lamondae differ from the type variety by having shorter 6-15 x 1-3 (-4) mm leaves which are usually subentire to remotely denticulate with revolute margins. In the type variety the leaves are 20-60 x 3-5 mm, which are usually entire with flat margins. The type variety is distributed in Sudan and Egypt (Qaiser & Lack, l.c.). In Pakistan both the varieties are sympatric in Baluchistan.


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