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Pakistan | Family List | Caryophyllaceae | Gypsophila

3. Gypsophila floribunda (Kar. & Kir.) Turcz. ex Ledeb., Fl: Ross. 1:775. 1842. Boiss., Fl. Or. 1:553.1867; Aitchison in J. Linn. Soc. Rot. 18:36 1880; Burkill, Work. List. Pl. Baluch. 11.1909; Schischkin in Kom., Fl URSS. 6:775.1936; Wendelbo in Nytt. Wag. Bot. 1:30.1952; Stewart, Ann Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 244.1972.


  • Dichoglottis floribunda Kar. & Kir.
  • Gypsophila filipes (Boiss.) Schischk.
  • Saponaria filipes Boiss.
  • Saponaria floribunda Boiss.

    Annual, 5-10 cm tall with slender, spreading branches. Stems purplish, branched, glandular-pubescent. Leaves sessile, 5-10 x 1-2 mm, spathulate linear-oblong, glandular-pubescent, apex obtuse. Inflorescence a spreading panicle, with flowers in dichasia. Pedicel very slender, sparsely glandular. Bracts minute, lanceolate. Calyx 3-4 mm, campanulate, glandular-pubescent, yellowish; teeth triangular, acute, tinged purple, nerves 5, broad with :carious intervals. Petals c. 1 mm, oblong, tapering below, white or pink at the apex, tinged purple, hardly exceeding the calyx. Capsule c. 4 mm, only slightly exserted from the calyx.

    Fl. Per.: May-Ju Fr. Per.: June.

    Type: USSR. Described from the Argentine mountains (N. E. Kazakhstan), (MW; G).

    Distribution: Iran, Afghanistan, Pamir-Alai, Tienshan, Pakistan.

    In Pakistan found on stony ground from 1600-2600 m.


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