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Parnassia cabulica Planch. ex Clarke in Hook.f., Fl.Brit.Ind. 2:403. 1878. E.S-Temesy, l.c.

  • Parnassia bornmulleri Freyn
  • Parnassia subacaulis auct.non Kar. & Kir.: Boiss.

    Plants 11.5-15.5 cm tall. Leaves l-l.5 cm long, 0.7-l.2 cm broad, ovate, obtuse to acute, base rotund-attenuate. Scape thin and slender, aphyllous. Flowers l.4-1.5 cm in diameter. Calyx tube 2-3 mm long, l-2 mm broad, ovate to oblong-lanceolate, obtuse. Petals 6-11 mm long, 2-4 mm broad, spathulate to oblong-spathulate, emarginate, usually 5 nerved; nerves mostly parallel. Staminodes oblong quadrate to oblong-cuneate, longitudinally trilobed or lobes obscure, glandular. Capsule obovate. Seeds minute; testa reticulate, not lax.

    Fl. Per.: July-August.

    Type: Griffith 2504/l, (K).

    Distribution: Iran, Afghanistan, N.W. Pakistan. Reported from Mt. Sikaram, 2700-3300 m, Kurram Agency by Aitchison.


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