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Platytaenia kuramensis (Kitam.) E. Nasir, comb. nov.

  • Pimpinella kuramensis Kitam.
  • Pimpinella tripartita Aitch. & Hemsl.
  • Platytaenia tripartita (Aitch. & Hemsl.) Rech. f. & Riedl

    Stems many. Leaves succulent, lower long petioled, pinnate; pinnae tripar┬Čtite; upper leaves with lobed or linear segments. Bracts and bractlets lacking. Rays 3, unequal, up to 3 cm long at the flowering stage. Ovary and fruit glabrous.

    Type: Kurram, Drekalla, Aitchison 846 (K).

    Distribution: Afghanistan, W. Pakistan.

    This species is not common. It was collected c. 45 km from Fort Sandeman on steep lime shale slopes.


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