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Pakistan | Family List | Boraginaceae | Lepechiniella

1. Lepechiniella inconspicua (Brand) Riedl in Oesterr. Bot. Zeitschr. 110:517. 1963. in Koeie & Rech. f., Biol. Skr. 13(4):203.1963; in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 48:81.1967; Kazmi, l.c. 512.


  • Paracaryum inconspicuum Brand

    Annual up to 28 cm tall. Stems several, appressed hairy with hairs less than 0.5 mm. Basal and lower cauline leaves with petiole 10-23 mm long, lamina oblanceolate to narrow oblong, 20-30 x 7-12 mm, lower surface uniformly covered with ± appressed retrorse hairs, upper mixed with longer stiff hairs arising from a tuberculate base; upper cauline leaves smaller. Pedicels c. 1.5 mm in flower, upto 12 mm in fruit, slender, recurved. Calyx lobes oblong or narrowly so, c. 1.5 mm long, pubescent, upto 3 mm long in fruit. Corolla blue, c. 2 mm long; lobes ovate, erect. Nutlets c. 2 mm long, ovoid, wing narrow, denticulate at margin. Dorsal middle area with short glochidiate apendages. Style c. 0.5 mm long.

    Fl. Per.: April-May.

    Type: Afghanistan, Griffith 5976 (K, isotype GH).

    Distribution: Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan.

    The gathering I.I. Chaudhri 12 is tentatively placed here. It differs in its smaller habit and obtuse calyx lobes. On futher collection, this might prove to be a new taxon.


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