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Pakistan | Family List | Caryophyllaceae | Lepyrodiclis

3. Lepyrodiclis tenera Boiss., Diagn. Ser. 2(1): 84. 1854. Fl. Or. 1:669.1867; Wagenitz in Ann. Nat. Mus. Wien 61:76.1956; Mizushima in Kitam., Afghan. 113.1960; Stewart, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 245.1972.


  • Arenaria tenera (Boiss.) Edgew.

    A small tufted annual with slender, branched stems. Leaves ovate to oblong petiolate. Flowers on filiform pedicels. Calyx cylindrical. Sepals lanceolate, acute, puberulus. Petals oblong, entire, c. 2 x length of sepals. Seeds tuberculate.

    Type: “Hab in montibus Pushut ditionis Afghanistan prope.”, Griffith 1669 (K, M).

    Distribution: Afghanistan, N. W. Himalaya from Dir, Swat eastward to Kashmir.


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