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2. Polygonatum geminiflorum Decne. in Jacquem. Voy. Inde, Bot. 4: 170. 1844. Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 6: 320. 1892; R. R. Stewart, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. Kashm. 56. 1972; Wendelbo in Rech.f., Fl. Iran. 165:181. 1990.


Polygonatum geminiflorum

Credit: Abrar Ali

Rhizome terete, c. 7 mm broad. Stem up to 50 cm tall, terete. Leaves mostly opposite or sometimes in threes, lower leaves often alternate, 5-10 x 1-1.6 cm, elliptic, elliptic-lanceolate to elliptic-oblong, entire, subobtuse, glabrous above, minutely hairy on the nerves below. Inflorescence 2-flowered; peduncle 1.5-1.7 mm long, pedicel 4-5 mm, bract minute, caducous. Perianth 10-11 mm long, tube cylindrical, white, lobes short, greenish. Filaments short, glabrous, anthers c. 2 mm.

Fl.Per.: June-July.

Type: In silvis betulinis, a castris ad cacumina quae Pirpenjal ad septentrionem superant, alt. 3098 ad 4000 m, V. Jacquemont (P).

Distribution: West Himalayan mountains, Kashmir, Pakistan (Chitral, Swat, Hazara, Kurram), Afghanistan?.


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