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6. Dianthus jacquemontii Edgew. ex Hook. f. in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:214. 1984. Blatter, Beaut. Fl. Kashm. 1:48. 1928; Stewart, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 242.


Perennial with a ± branched woody stock. Stems many (8-) 38-45 cm tell, erect, simple or branching from the base, glabrous. Leaves 10-50 x 0.5-1.5 mm, narrowly linear, basally congested, the cauline adpressed to the stems, smaller in size upwards serrulate, apex acute, glabrous with scabrid margin, Flowers solitary, terminal. Bracteoles 4, ovate mucronate, equaling 1/3 the calyx length. Calyx (15-) 21-26 (-26) mm, contracted at the mounth; teeth lanceolate, acute, ± pungent with a hyaline ± ciliate margin. Petals white, limb c. 10 mm, exserted, toothed at the apex, ebarbulate.

Fl. Per.: August-September.

Type: Western Himalaya: Kashmir, alt. 5-6000, Jacquemont.

Distribution: Western Himalaya.

Similar to the Caucasian D. petraeous M. B.


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