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10. Geranium charlesii (Aitch. & Hemsl.) Vved. ex Nevski, Acta. Bolt. Acad. Sc. URSS. Ser. 1, 4:304. 1937. Bobrov in Schischkin, Fl. URSS, 14:62.1949; Sch├Ânbeck-Temesey, l.c. 12.

YASIN J. NASIR

  • Geranium tuberosum var. charlesii Aitch. & Hemsl.

    Perennial up to 20 cm tall. Stem slender, ascending, branched. Basal leaves absent; cauline leaves 10-30 mm broad, ┬▒ orbicular, palmatipartite. Petals 8.5-12 mm long. Beak 11-12 mm long.

    Fl. Per.: April-May.

    Type locality: Afghanistan, Kambao Pass, Badghis, Aitchison 379 (K).

    Distribution: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Pamir-S. Alaj.

    Related to Geranium tuberaria, but differs from it as follows: smallar size (up to 20 cm), smaller petals (8.5-12 mm long) and beak (c. 12 mm). The leaves are less divided and the filaments are not dense long ciliate.


     

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