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Pakistan | Family List | Plumbaginaceae | Limonium

Limonium macrorhabdon (Boiss.) O. Kuntze, Rev. Gen. 2:396. 1891. Rech.f. and Koeie in (Symb. Afghan. 5) Biol.Skr. Vid. Selsk. 10.4.138. 1963.

  • Statice macrorrhabdos Boiss.

    Caudex woody, leaves all radical, rosulate, oblong-spathulate, obtuse or emarginate, rarely minutely mucronate, obscurely 3-5-nerved. Scape terete, branched; 3-4-flowered spikelets in clusters along the scape branches. Bracts ovate, coriaceous, broadly hyaline-margined, outer and middle bracts subequal, mucronulate. Calyx funnel-shaped; tube 3 times as long as the innermost bract, with tufts of small spreading hairs; limb truncate 5-ribbed. Petals bifid half way down.

    Fl. Per.: July-September.

    Type: Described from Baluchistan, Stocks (K).

    Distribution: Dry mountainous regions of W. Pakistan and Afghanistan.


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