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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Pleurospermum

Pleurospermum stylosum C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2: 704. 1879. Hiroe, l.c. 119.

  • Aulacospermum pulchrum (Aitch. & Hems1.) Rech. f. & Riedl.
  • Aulacospermum stylosum (Clarke) Rech. f. & Riedl
  • Pleurospermum pulchrum Aitch. & Hemsl.

    Plants 3-150 cm tall. Tap root thick. Stem base fibrous. Leaves 2-pinnate; pinnae lanceolate to oval; segments serrate to pinnatifid. Umbels lateral and terminal. Involucre of 5-8 entire or divided bracts, margins white. Rays 10-30, 3-8 cm long, scabrous. Involucel of 6-8 white margined lanceolate bractlets, entire or trifid at the apex. Calyx teeth obsolete. Petals white. Fruit broadly ovate, 4-5 mm long, papillate; fruit wall lax; ridges winged, transversely folded; furrows 1-vittate; commissure 2-vittate.

    Type: Kashmir, Falconer 3150 (K).

    Distribution: Afghanistan, India, W. Pakistan.

    It is a common plant in the Himalayas at high altitudes growing among rocks.


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