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Pleurospermum candollei (DC.) C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2:703. 1879. Hiroe, l.c. 121.

  • Hymenolaena candollei DC.

    Plants 10-30 cm tall. Tap root thick. Stem base covered with persistent leaf bases. Stem c. 1 cm thick in older plants, fistular. Leaves petiolate, pinnate; pinnae like Adiantum leaflets, opposite, ovate, sinuate; leaf base sheathing; sheath lanceolate-ovate, 1-3 cm long. Involucral bracts leaf-like or lacking. Rays 5-15. Involucel of 10-15 oblong to obovate bractlets, obtuse, broadly white margined, longer than the flowering umbellet. Fruit oblong, 5 mm long, nar¬rowly winged; furrows 2-3-vittate, commissure 6-vittate. Inner seed face deeply grooved.

    Type: Bhaddrinath, Himalaya, Wallich (K).

    Distribution: Himalayas in India and W. Pakistan.

    It is common on the inner ranges from 3-5000 m.


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