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29. Gagea kunawurensis (Royle) Greuter in Israel J. Bot. 19: 155. 1970. (in adnot). (Fig. 29).

S. I. Ali and I.G. Levichev

Gagea kunawurensis

  • Lloydia kunawurensis Royle

    Plants congested in groups. Bulb obliquely dro p-shaped, covered by thin-coriaceous, cleaving up, dark brown tunics, continued in short (5-10 mm) neck, without sclerified roots. Vegetative bulbils very small (0.6 х 0.9 mm), in dense group, faceted, very minor cellular, attached to the parent plant at the base, surrounded by the basal bulbils of similar size. Peduncle 3-5 cm long, c. 1 mm in diameter. Basal leaf one, linear, longer than inflorescence, c. 1 mm in diameter. Leaves on peduncle alternate, lower narrowly-lanceolate at the base c. 2 mm broad, gradually narrowed to long cylindrical tip, longer than the inflorescences. Inflorescence branched, 3-5-flowered. Tepals lanceolate, 7-9 mm long, 1-1.5 mm broad, white inside, dull greenish outside, outer whorls hardly shorter. Anthers yellow, dehiscence roundish, less than 1 mm in diameter. Capsule obovate, shortly stipitate, shorter than the perianth. Seeds terete.

    Fl. Per.: May-July

    Lectotype (designated here): N.W. India, [sub nom.] Lloydia kunawurensis Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mount. t. 93. f3. 1839.

    Distribution: N. Pakistan, N.W. India, Kashmir.


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