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Oxytropis luteo-caerulea (Baker) Ali in Kew Bull. 28(2):306. 1973.

  • Astragalus luteo-caeruleus Baker

    Perennial herb, stem reduced; stipules lateral, c. 5-7 mm long, pubescent, hairs appressed, leaf imparipinnately compound, petiole c. 10-15 mm long, pubes-cent; rachis c. 2.0-5.5 mm long, pubescent; petiolule 1 mm long, leaflets 23-29, ovate-elliptic, entire, acute, appressly pubescent on both sides. Inflorescence a peduncled raceme, peduncle c. 3.0-9.0 cm long, pubescent; bracts c. 3-7 mm long, pubescent; pedicel c. 1 mm long, pubescent. Calyx c. 9-10 mm long, pubescent, hairs black and white, teeth c. 4.5-5 mm long. Corolla pale with purple tips. Vexillum c. 12 mm long. Legume oblong, puberulous, ventral suture intruded, seeds 8-10; stipe present.

    Fl.Per.: June.

    Holotype: C-6 Kurram valley, west base of Sikaram, 4.6.1879, J.E.T. Aitchison 492 pro major parte (K). Isotype (BM).

    Distribution: Pakistan-Afghanistan border, Kurram valley.


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