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16. Heliotropium calcareum Stocks in Hook. J. Bot. 4:174. 1852; Boiss., Or. 4:128.1875; Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4:150.1883; Riedl in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 48:42.1967; Kazmi, l.c. 174.


  • Heliotropium multiflorum Rech. f., Aellen and Esfand.

    Perennial up to 35 cm tall, branched from the base; branches ascending, greyish-tomentose. Shorter hairs appressed, less than 0.5 mm long; longer spreading, up to 0.6 mm long. Petiole up to 25 mm long. Lamina 15-36 x 12 mm, ovate to ovate-oblong, usually cuneate, greyish-white with dense hairs up to 0.5 mm long, ± acute, entire to subundulate, nerves impressed on upper surface. In-florescence up to 15 cm long, spreading with uniseriate flowers. Calyx 2-2.5 mm long, 5-partite, lobes linear, densely hairy. Corolla 2.5-3 mm long, tubular, retrorsely hairy; glabrous within; lobes 0.8-1 mm long, obtuse-undulate, dentitions between lobes occasional. Anthers 1.5-1.8 mm long, apiculate, attached c. 0.6 mm from the corolla base. Stigma 1-1.2 mm long, ovoid, retrorsely hairy. Nutlets 1.5-1.6 mm long, ovoid, retrorsely hairy with short white hairs.

    Fl. Per.: April.

    Type: Hills of Scinde and lower Beluchistan, Stocks 630 (K).

    Distribution: Pakistan, Iran.


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