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Prangos pabularia Lindl. in Quart. Journ. Sc. 19: 7. 1825. C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., l.c.

  • Koelzella pabularia (Lindl.) Hiroe

    Plants c. 1 m tall. Leaves glabrous or papillose, 4-6-pinnate; segments fili¬form to linear, 1-3 cm long. Involucre of 5-6 linear bracts. Rays 10-15, stout, 4-10 cm long in the fruiting stage. Involucel of 5-6 linear bractlets. Calyx teeth usually conspicuous. Flowers pedicels 5 mm long. Petals yellow. Fruit oblong, 1-1.5 cm long; ridges broad, undulate, 8-10 times transversely folded; vittae minute, numerous. Inner seed face fusiform in outline, deeply grooved; groove T-shaped.

    Type: Described from the Himalayas.

    Distribution: Afghanistan, USSR, Baluchistan in W. Pakistan and the Hima¬layas.

    A species found in the Northern mountainous region of the Himalayas and Baluchistan from 1-3000 m. Plants in Swat grow at a lower altitude and have filiform leaf segments while those from Kashmir have linear leaf segments.


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