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2c. Eritrichium canum var. patens (Decne.) Y. Nasir, comb. et stat. nov.


  • Eritrichium patens Decne.

    An erect perennial. Stems densely pubescent. Cauline leaves linear, 10-15 x c. 1.5 mm. Nutlets 1.5 x 1 mm, outer face convex or ± rugose, inner glabrous, appendages 0.2 x 0.1 mm, bases not united.

    Fl. Per.: May-June.

    Type: D’Regui ad Thini, July 14, 1830, Jacquemont 1316 (P, isotype GH).

    Distribution: Pakistan, Kashmir, W. Tibet.

    Usually found in dry stony areas from 2700-4000 m. Resembling var. fruticulosum from which it differs in the erect habit and sessile densely hairy cauline leaves. The fruit is also slightly smaller.


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