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Eryngium carlinoides Boiss., Fl. Or. 2:825. 1872. f. foliaceum Wolff in Engler, Pflanzenr. 61: 120. 1913.

Vern “Pimpiti,”

Plants pale green. Leaves coriaceous, shiny, sometimes reddish, 3-5-lobed. Umbellate heads forming a thyrse. Involucre of 4-5 bracts, foliaceous, 3-4 times longer than the flowers; margins spiny. Bractlets pungent, as long as the flowers. Calyx tube scaly; scales broadly ovate, white. Sepals oblong, obtuse, mucronate; mucro shorter than the sepals.

Type: Afghanistan, Griffith (K).

Distribution: Afghanistan, Iran, Baluchistan in W. Pakistan.


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