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1. Thalictrum pedunculatum Edgew. in Trans. Linn. Soc. 20:27. 1846. Boiss., Fl. Or. 1:6. 1867, Hook.f. & Thoms. in Hook.f, Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:12. 1872, Lecoyer in Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belg. 24:230. 1885, Blatter, Beaut. Flow. Kashm. 1:10. 1928, Stewart, Ann. Catalogue Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 276-1972, Qureshi & Chaudhri in Pak. Syst. 4(1-2):98.1988 (Fig. 18. A-C).


Naturhistorisches Museum, Botanische Abteilung, Wien, Austria.


National Herbarium, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Thalictrum pedunculatum

Credit: S. Hameed

Perennial, 30-50 cm high. Stem usually simple, scarcely geniculate, glaucous, smooth, glabrous or glandular, sometimes squamulose at base. Leaves petiolate, distant, 2-3-ternate, leaflets 10-25 x 6-25 mm, obovate to suborbicular, stalked, tridentate or trilobate at apex, lobes or teeth entire, crenate or denticulate, cordate or rounded at base, glabrous and deeply green on the upper, partly glandular pubescent and pale green on the lower side, veins brownish on the lower surface. Inflorescence leafy, paniculate-corymbi-form, not very branched. Pedicels 10-70 mm, simple straight. Flowers large, whitish. Sepals 4-5, 6-10 x 2-3 mm, elliptical. Stamens numerous, filaments 2-3 mm, filiform, whitish, anthers yellowish, 1-2 x t.5 mm, ovoid. Carpels 5-11, at maturity stalked, 6-10 x 1-2 mm, subfusiform, glabrous or glandular, slightly compressed, with 3 simple or branched and anastomosing veins on each side, ventral suture straight, dorsal suture convex. Style hooked, persistent.

Fl. Per.: April.

Type: Himalaya, Simla, 6000-7000', Edgeworth s.n. in 1844 (K).

B-7 Swat: Bahrein, R.R. Stewart & E. Nasir 137 (RAW), Utrot, R.R Stewart & A. Rahman 25268 (RAW), sine loc., Lahore Students 58 (RAW), Hazara: Kaghan, R.R. & I.D. Stewart 6061 (RAW), Hazara, Duthie 19073 (RAW), Changla, Y. Nasir & Rubina Akhter 11393 (RAW), Sharan, 1.8.1983, Shahid Farooq s.n. (RAW), Kashmir: B-8 Doarian-Shardi, F. Schmid 1712 (RAW), Taulipir, A. Rashid, E. Nasir & R.R. Stewart 25548 (RAW), Keran-Reshna, R.R. Stewart 17726 (RAW), C-7 Rawalpindi & Islamabad: Jhica Gali, M.A. Siddiqi & Y. Nasir 6646 (RAW), Bhurban, Y. Nasir & R. Akhter 10810 (RAW), C-8 Poonch, Dhuli, 18.4.1952, R.R. Stewart & E. Nasir s.n. (RAW).

Distribution: N. India, Pakistan, Kashmir.

Found in early spring from 2000-3300 m.


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