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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Bupleurum

Bupleurum thomsonii C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2: 675. 1879. Wolff in Engler, l.c. 170; E. Nasir in Univ. Calif. Pub. Bot. l.c. 427; Hiroe, Umb. Asia, 80.

Erect, 1 or more stems from the base, 10-75 cm tall. Lower leaves linear to lanceolate, up to 14 cm long, veins 5-7; upper leaves lanceolate to ovate, up to 10 cm long, veins numerous, base broad, amplexicaul, cordate. Involucral bracts lacking or 1-3, linear to lanceolate, acuminate bractlets, as long or longer than the flowering umbellet, veins 3. Flowers c. 20, yellow. Pedicels 3-4 times longer than the carpels. Fruit 6-7 mm long; ridges winged; furrows 3-vittate.

Type locality: Kashmir.

Distribution: Himalayas in India and W. Pakistan.


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