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4. Acanthophyllum honigbergeri (Boiss.) tlarkoudah in Wentia. 9:182. 1962. Stewart, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 238.1972.


  • Gypsophila honigbergeri Boiss.

    Laxly caespitose herb, with a branched woody stock. Stem decumbent to ascending, 10-20 cm, branched, white pubescent. Leaves 5-12 mm, linear to needle-like, in whorls at the nodes, usually curved, sessile, subacute at apex, densely white pubescent. Flowers in dense terminal corymbs. Bracts similar to leaves, smaller. Peduncles long or short, densely pubescent. Pedicel c. 1 mm. Calyx 5-6 mm, cylindrical, glandular; teeth lanceolate, acuminate; nerves greenish, broad, Petal c. 8 mm, oblong, limb exserted from the calyx, subacute. Capsule not seen.

    Fl. Per.: May.

    Type: In regno Cabulico, Honigberger (G, photo!).

    Distribution: Afghanistan, Pakistan.

    Found in stony places at c. 1520 m.


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