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Ferula stewartiana O.E. Schulz in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berl. 11: 877. 1933. E. Korovin, Monogr. l.c.

Plants c. 50 cm tall, glabrous, branched. Basal and lower leaves petiolate, tripinnate, up to 30 cm long; bases sheathing; segments oblong, up to 1 cm long, glabrous, pinnatifid to pinnatisect; upper leaves shortly petiolate to sessile, reduced. Rays 4-12, up to 3 cm long. Calyx teeth minute. Immature fruit ovoid, 4 mm long; stylopodium flattened; styles 1 mm long, deflexed.

Fl. Per. April-May.

Type: Hassan Abdal, Pir’s Mt., 2500 ft., rock crevices, R.R. Stewart 10935 (RAW).

Distribution: N.W. Pakistan.

This species grows in dry regions from 700 m to 1500 m in limestone rock crevices.


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