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Haplophyllum pedicellatum Bunge ex Boiss., Fl. Or. 1:925. 1867. Vved., l.c. 206; Kitam., l.c. 253; Townsend in Rech. f., l.c. 4; Stewart, l.c. 438.

  • Ruta hirustum (Regel & Schmahl.) Kuntze
  • Ruta pedicellata (Bunge ex Boiss.) Aitch. & Hems!.

    Erect stout plant, c. 35 cm tall. Stem green-yellow, glandular and white patent-villous. Leaves shortly petiolate, 18-32 x 6-9 mm, oblong-lanceolate, entire, subacute, base tapering, white-hairy, gland dotted. (Leaves present and crowded at the lower portion of the stems). Inflorescence of large, yellow pedicellate flowers; bracts linear. Pedicels and peduncles villous when young. Sepals ± 1.5 mm, ovate-oblong, densely white villous, ciliate, persistant. Petals 7-9 mm, broadly ovate, obtuse, clawed, glandular. Filaments free, 4-5 mm, barbate at the point of the expanded portion. Ovary 5-locular, prominently glandular, each locule 5-10 ovulate; segments with horny tuberculate tips; style c. 3 mm. Capsule 4-5 mm broad, glandular.

    Fl. Per.: April-May.

    Lectotype: Between Sebsewar and Hishapur, Bunge s.n. (G); isolectotype (K).

    Distribution: S.E. Iran, W. Baluchistan.

    Found in sandy and clayey places ± 1700 m in W. Baluchistan. The sepals, pedicels and peduncles of the plant are densely hairy when young, becoming sparse as the plant matures.


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