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16. Gagea conjungens (Pascher) Wendelbo in Biol. Skr. Dan. Vid. Selsk. (Symb. Afghan. IV). 10(3): 158. 1958. (Fig. 14, B).

S. I. Ali and I.G. Levichev

Gagea conjungens

Credit: I.G. Levichev

  • Gagea circumplexa auct. non Vved.: Wendelbo & Rech. f.
  • Gagea taurica var. conjungens Pascher

    Plants solitary, small, thin, stocky. Bulb oviform, 4-10 mm in diameter, densely braided by sclerified roots, covered by light-brown tunics (not continued in neck). Generative specimens without bulbils. Peduncle 1-3 cm long, immersed in soil. Basal leaf single, linear, grass-form, about 1 mm broad, bending, longer than inflorescence. Leaves on peduncle verticillate, lower 2 or slightly more longer than inflorescence, shortly expanded at the base up to 2-3 mm, gradually pointed, upper diminishing in size. Inflorescence 1-3-flowered; pedicles shorter than tepals, unequal. Tepals lanceolate-linear, elongating at anthesis, 10-19 mm long, 1-2 mm broad, yellow within, green outside, external tepals longer and broader. Anthers yellow, linear.

    Fl. Per.: March-May

    Type: Delin. comm. 1884/85, sub nom. Gagea reticulate, 15 III 1885 Aitchison 127 (B).

    Distribution: Iran, S. Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan (?).

    Expected in North Baluchistan and Chitral (Pakistan) also.


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