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Pakistan | Family List | Vahliaceae | Bistella

Bistella digyna (Retz.) Bullock, Acta Bot. Neerl. 15:84, 85. 1966.

  • Oldenlandia digyna Retz.
  • Vahlia digyna (Retz.) O. Kuntze
  • Vahlia sessiliflora DC.
  • Vahlia viscosa Roxb.

    Annual, erect or diffuse, 15-30 cm tall herbs. Stem glandular pubescent. Leaves 1-5 cm long, 0.5-1 cm broad, oblong-lanceolate, acute or subobtuse, nearly glabrous. Flowers 1-2 in most of the upper axils of the leaves, subsessile, yellow. petals c. 3 mm long, ovate with truncate base, apex acute, midrib distinct. Stamens included. Capsule c. 3 mm in diam., dehiscing at the apex. Seeds many, very minute. 2n= 18

    Type: S E. India, Tranquebar, Konig (LD)

    Distribution: N.W. India, W. Pakistan, Iran, Egypt and tropical Africa. Reported from Baluchistan by E. S-Temesy.


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