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Pakistan | Family List | Plumbaginaceae | Acantholimon

Acantholimon munroanum Aitch. et Hemsl., In, Journ, Linn. Soc. (Bot.). 18:79. 1881. Rech. f. & Koeie in (Symb. Afghan. 5) Biol. Skr. Vid. Selsk. 10.4.160. 1963.

Densely tufted shrub. Leaves linear-triquetrous, acerose, slightly spreading, minutely scabrid-margined, glabrous. Scape simple, longer than the leaves. Spike compact, terminal. Spikelets 2-7,1-flowered, 3-bracteate; outer bract ovate-triangular, hyaline-margined, acute to mucronate; middle and inner bracts elliptic-oblong, scarious except for the nerves; nerves produced into arista. Calyx funnel-shaped; tube slender, hirsute; limb 5-lobed.

Fl. Per.: July-September.

Type: W. Pakistan Kuram Valley, Seratigah, 10000-13000 ft., Aitchison 813 (K).

Distribution: Confined to W. Pakistan in Chitral, N. Baluchistan and Afghanistan.


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