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Chorispora macropoda Trautv. in Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 33, t. 109. 1860. Schulz in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 9: 1073. 1927; Vas. in Kom., l.c. 312; Rech. f., l.c. 241.

Chorispora macropoda

Credit: Azmat

Perennial, 5-10 cm long, branched mostly from the base, suberect, glandular, especially above, or glabrous. Radicel leaves 20-30 mm long, 4-7 mm broad, oblanceolate or oblong-spathulate, sinuate-toothed to subentire, stalked, some-times sparsely hairy on the margins. Racemes 8-15-flowered, up to 7 cm long in fruit. Flowers c. 7 mm across, yellow; pedicels 6-8 mm long in fruit, ascending, glandular. Sepals c. 3 mm long. Petals 6-7 mm long, 3-3.5 mm broad, spathulate, clawed, apex emarginate. Stamens c. 3: 4.5 mm long. Siliquae c. 10 mm long (including c. 2-2.5 mm long stylar beak), 2 mm broad, usually with 3 (-4) articu¬lations, moniliform.

Fl. Per.: May July.

Type: C. Asia, Songaria, Schrenk (LE).

Distribution: C. Asia, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

It differs from the previous species by its overall smaller size, yellow flowers, short siliquae with beak less than half as long as the body. Also differs from Chorispora sibirica (L.) DC. by its perennial caespitose habit with smaller and broader fruits having short beak.


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