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Seseli libanotis (L.) W. Koch, Nova Acta Acad. Leop.-Carol. 12, 1:111. 1824. Boiss., Fl. Or. l.c. 967.

  • Athamanta libanotis Linn.
  • Libanotis montana Crantz
  • Seseli sibiricum auct. non L.: C.B. Clarke

    Perennial, c. 1 m tall, glabrous. Root thick, elongated, woody. Stem branched, angular. Lower leaves c. 30 cm long, bipinnate; upper pinnate; pinnae 1-2 cm long, lobed, ovate, glabrous; margin sharp toothed. Umbels terminal and lateral. Involucre of 1-12 linear bracts or lacking. Rays 20-50, glabrous to bristly. Involucel of numerous linear to lanceolate, pubescent bractlets. Pedicels pubescent. Calyx teeth linear, pubescent. Petals white. Ovary densely pubescent. Fruit oblong, dorsally compressed, 4-5 mm long, pubescent; ridges prominent, elevated; furrows 1-vittate; commissure 2-vittate; vittae large.

    Type locality: C. Europe.

    Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Iran, W. Pakistan, India.

    This species grows in rock crevices from 2-4000 m in the Himalayas.


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