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18. Convolvulus stocksii Boiss., Fl. Or. 4:110. 1875. Burkill, Work. List, Pl. Baluch. 53.1909, Rech. f., Fl. Iran., 2:21.1963, Sa’ad, l.c. 253, Stewart, l.c. 574.


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

  • Convolvulus tenellus Stocks

    Rigid herb, with erect or ascending branches, appressed-hirsute. Leaves 30-40 mm long, linear-lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, sub-petiolate, acute, attenuate. Flowers 1-3, in axillary cymes, on long slender lateral branches. Bracteoles linear, c. 6 mm long. Pedicel about as long as the calyx. Sepals almost equal, c. 4 mm long, ovate, acute, mucronate, glabrous, semi-membranous. Corolla pink, twice as long as the calyx. Ovary glabrous. Capsule globose, c. 5 mm in diameter. Seeds pubescent.

    Type: Pakistan, Baluchistan, Shah Bilawul, Stocks s.n. (K).

    F-5 Scinde, Stocks 598 (K).

    Distribution: Turkestan, Pakistan.

    Not a very common species, it is most l ikely restricted to E. Baluchistan and Sind areas in Pakistan. Resembles Convolvulus rottlerianus but can be distinguished by its glabrous sepals.


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