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Pakistan | Family List | Valerianaceae | Valerianella

Valerianella coronata (Linn.) DC., Fl. Fr. 4:241. 1805. Boiss., l.c 110; Rech. f., l.c 13; Coode & Matthews, l.c 576.

  • Valeriana locusta var. coronata Linn.

    Plant 6-18 cm tall. Leaves linear to lanceolate, 20-30 mm x 2-4 mm, upper often pinnatifid, margin sparsely pubescent. Bracts 3-4 mm long, margin white, ciliate. Flowers in dense globose clusters. Calyx 6-lobed; lobes triangular, uncinate. Achene 3-5 mm long, turbinate, vinous; sterile locule pair smaller than the fertile one.

    Type: Described from Lusitania (Portugal), Hb. Linn. 48/16 (LINN).

    Distribution: C. and S. Europe, Turkey, SW and C. Asia, N. Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

    A rare plant. The above cited specimen is the only record from here.


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