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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Psammogeton

Psammogeton canescens (DC.) Vatke in App. ad Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol. 3. 1876.

  • Athamantha canescens DC.
  • Pimpinella crinita Boiss.
  • Psammogeton biternatum var. villosa C.B. Clarke
  • Psammogeton canescens ssp. canescens Wag.
  • Psammogeton crinata Boiss.

    10-45 cm tall, pubescent. Branches erect. Leaves pubescent; lower petiolate; segments lanceolate, 2-3-lobed; upper leaves sessile, lanceolate, entire. Involucre of 5 linear, white, pubescent bracts. Rays 5-20, pubescent, up to 1.5 cm long. Involucel of 5-6 lanceolate to oval, white, pubescent bractlets, long mucronate. Petals white to rose coloured. Fruit ovoid, densely hairy; hairs 1-1.5 mm long, glochidiate; vittae solitary under the secondary ridges. Inner seed face plane.

    Type: Iraq, Baghdad, Olivier & Bruguiere.

    Distribution: Iran, Afghanistan, W. Pakistan.

    A species found in the dry arid regions of W. Pakistan.


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