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2b. Convolvulus leiocalycinus var. glaber S. Ghazanfar, var. nov. (Fig. 1, D-E).


National Herbarium, Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad. ( Now at Newnham College, Cambridge, England.)

Convolvulus leiocalycinus var. glaber

Credit: S. Hameed

Folia 9-15 (-17) x 3-5 mm, pubescentia, ovarium glabrum, stylus 8 usque -9-plo longior quam stigmata.

Leaves 9-15 (-17) x 3-5 mm, appressed pubescent. Ovary glabrous. Style c. 9 mm long, stigma 1-1.1 mm long, cylindrical. Style 8 to 9 times the length of the stigma.

Fl. Per.: March-July. Fr. Per.: Late July.

Type: Pakistan, Baluchistan, Brori near Quetta, Sultanul Abedin 4893 (KUH).

Baluchistan: D-4 Ziarat, M.A. Siddiqi 2018 (RAW), to Ziarat, G.M. Khattak 117 (RAW), 10 miles from Quetta on way to Naushki, Sultanul Abedin 4938, 4960 (KUH), Nushki to Quetta, Lamond (E), Brori hill, nr. Quetta, Sultanul Abedin 4927 (KUH), Hanna, M.A. Siddiqi 1775 (RAW), id., Jafri & Akbar 1652 (E), Quetta, Zaffar Ali 4768 (RAW), nr. Ziarat, Sharif 5769 (PPFI-M), Quetta to Sibi, Lamond 710 (E), Maslakh, Sultan, Stewart 28342 (RAW), Urak, Stewart 28354 (RAW), D-6 D.I. Khan. Sulaiman Range, Lamond 1494 (E).

Distribution: Pakistan (Baluchistan).

Common in upper Baluchistan on open rocky ground and stony slopes at c. 1500 m. Can be distinguished from the type var. leiocalycinus on account of its glabrous ovary, style 8-9 times the length of stigma and smaller leaf size.


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