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5. Galium pauciflorum Bunge, Enum. Pl. China Bor. 35. 1833. Hook. f., l.c. 205.


  • Galium aparine var. pauciflorum (Bunge) Maxim.

    Stem slender, erect, unbranched, ± smooth or minutely aculeolate, filiform, 4-angled, up to 1 mm thick. Leaves 4-6 in a whorl, 5-8 x 1-2.5 mm occasionally opposite, linear, or narrowly lanceolate-oblanceolate, cuspidate, margin and midrib scabrid. Inflorescence terminal and axillary, one flowered, pedicles 1-3 mm in fruit. Flowers minute, white. Fruit 1-2 mm in diameter, sparsely clothed with hooked hairs.

    Fl. Per.: May-July.

    Type: Dab. in humidis prope Ssi-jui-Ssy (LE).

    Distribution: N. China, W. Tibet, Kashmir and northern areas of Pakistan, 10,000-14,000 ft.


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