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19b. Androsace himalaica ssp. kurramensis Y. Nasir, ssp. nov.


  • Androsace acutifolia Wendelbo
  • Androsace sempervivoides var. bracteate Watt

    Inflorescentia haud dense glanduloso-hirsuta. Pill (0.4-) 0.7-1.2 mm longi. Bractea 4-9.5 mm longa.

    Inflorescence not dense glandular-hairy. Hairs (0.4-) 0.7-1.2 mm long. Bract 4-9.5 mm long.

    Fl. Per.: June.

    Holotype: above Chapri R. House, c. 3400 m, Parachinar, M.A. Siddiqi & Y. Nasir 6558 (RAW, iso. H!).

    Distribution: Kurram, Hariab district and Khyber Agency.

    Watt (1882) considered this taxon as a variety of Androsace sempervivoides. Jacquem. ex Duby. Wendelbo thought that it represented a new species and named it as Androsace acutifolia (a ticket name only), which later (1965) he rightly concluded as being conspecific with Androsace himalaica.


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