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2. Corallocarpus conocarpus (Dalz. & Gibs.) Hook. f. ex Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2: 628. 1879. (excl. syn. Corallocarpus fenzlli Hook. f.); Chakravarty, l.c. 169; R.R. Stewart, l.c.; C. Jeffrey, l.c.


  • Aechmandra conocarpa Dalz. & Gibs.

    Similar to the previous species but male peduncles much shorter than the leaves (1.5-3 cm long), female flowers sessile, fascicled or subspicate and leaves (3-) 5-lobed, usually with lanceolate and acute lobes. Fruit oblong, smooth, shortly and sparsely pilose, 12-14 mm long, 5-6 mm wide, conical (not abruptly narrowed into a conspicuous beak).

    Type: India, Bombay, Gujrat near Malpor and Gunded, Dalzell 39 (K).

    Distribution: India and C. Africa.

    A rare or undercollected species from our region. Doubtfully reported from Sind by C. Jeffrey based on Stocks collection.


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