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Pakistan | Family List | Plumbaginaceae | Limonium

Limonium cabulicum (Boiss.) O. Kuntze, Rev. Gen. 2 :395. 1892. Rech.f. and Koeie in (Symb. Afghan. 5)Biol. Skr. Vid. Selsk.

  • Limonium griffithii (Aitch. et Hemsl.) O. Kuntze
  • Statice cabulica Boiss.
  • Statice griffithii Aitch. et Hemsl.

    Caudex woody, leaves densely rosulate, oblong-spathulate, gradually narrowing into a petiole, obtuse, mucronate. Scapes solitary, erect, terete. Inflorescence +- dichotomously branched panicle, branches long. Spikelets 1-2-flowered, subsessile, remotely scattered along the scape branches; outer bract triangular, mucronate, coriaceous; middle bract triangular, hyaline except for the nerve; inner bracts lanceolate, 3 times as long as the outer bract, narrowly scarious-margined, margin involute, aristulate. Calyx tube cylindrical, minutely pilose; limb at first sub-truncate, scarious with fine dark ribs, after anthesis limb + breaking up into linear recurved divisions.

    Fl. Per.: July-September.

    Type: Afghanistan, Karabagh, Griffith (K).

    Distribution: Confined to the dry mountainous region of W. Pakistan and Afghanistan.


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