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Caragana ulicina Stocks in Hook.J.Bot. 4:145. 1852. Ali in Univ. Stud.(Karachi) 2(3):41.1965.

  • Aspalathus ulcinus (Stocks) O.Kuntze

    A small, pubescent shrub, with dark brown bark. Leaf pinnate compound, rachis c. 1-1.5 cm long, persistent, spinescent; leaflets 3-5 mm long, 2-3 mm broad, obcordate-obovate, retuse-mucronate, pubescent; stipules spiny, 4-6 mm long. Inflorescence solitary axillary, peduncle 1-2-flowered. Calyx pubescent, teeth shorter than tube. Vexillum 15-18 mm long. Fruit linear, c. 2.5 cm long, pubescent, acuminate-acute.

    Fl.Per.: April.

    Type: Lower Baluchistan, Stocks 619a (not seen). For discussion see Ali, l.c.

    Distribution: Endemic to Pakistan (Baluchistan, N.W.F. Province).


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