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9. Stellaria alsinoides Boiss. & Buhse in Nouv. Mem. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 12:41. 1860. Boiss., Fl., Or. 1:705. 1867; Schischkin in Kom., Fl. URSS 6:423. - 1936; Wendelbo in Nytt Mag. Bot. 1:27. 1952; Mizushima in Kitam., Fl. Afghan. 117. 1960; Stewart, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 254. 1972.


  • Alsine tenuifolia subsp. lydia Boiss.

    A slender annual with capillary stems, 8-12 cm. Stems glabrous or sparsely hairy below, erect to ascending. Leaves few, 10-13 mm, linear-subulate, glabrous, acute, the base sparsely ciliate. Flowers in dichasial cymes. Pedicels capillary. Sepals 4, 4-5.5 mm, lanceolate, glabrous with serious margin, midrib prominent. Petals shorter than the sepals, white, shortly bilobed into linear lobes. Capsule splitting to the base by 4 valves. Seeds tuberculate.

    Fl. Per.: April. Fr. Per.: May.

    Type: Iran: Hab. in montibus prope Yezd Pensiae orientalis ad pagum Maswar, Buhse (G).

    Distribution: Iran, Afghanistan, Soviet Central Asia (Pamir Alai, Turkmenistan), Pakistan.


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