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Vicatia wolffiana (Wolff ex Fedde) Norman in Journ. Bot. Lond. 78: 229. 1940.

  • Pimpinella saxifraga var. dissectifolia C.B. Clarke
  • Tongoloa wolffiana Wolff ex Fedde

    5-30 cm tall, branched from the base. Leaves 1-2-pinnate; pinnae opposite, adjacent pairs spaced, pinnatifid to pinnatisect; ultimate segments linear to lanceolate or oval. Involucral bract 1 or lacking. Rays 5-10, unequal. Involucel of 5-6 linear bractlets. Petals white to pink. Fruit ovoid, 2.5 mm long, not narrowed at the apex; styles short; ridges slightly elevated, obtuse; furrows 2-3- vittate; commissure 4-vittate.

    Type: Tehri Garhwal, Duthie 1134 (K).

    Distribution: Himalayas in India and Pakistan.

    Although Hiroe in his Umbelliferae of Asia, has included this under V. coniifolia, these are two quite distinct species.


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