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Phaeonychium parryoides (Kurz ex Hook. f. & T. Anders.) O.E. Schulz in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin. 9:1092. 1927. in Engl. & Prantl, l.c. 535.

Phaeonychium parryoides

Credit: Shaukat & Azmat

  • Cheiranthus parroyides Kurz ex Hook. f.& T. And.

    Perennial, erect or suberect, densely pubescent or tomentose with minute stellate or branched hairs. Scapes 10-30 cm long, in fruit, leafless. Radical leaves rosulate, narrowly oblanceolate to linear-oblong, 40-90 mm long, 4-7 mm broad, apparently stalked, usually entire, densely pubescent. Racemes 15-20-flowered, ebracteate (rarely 1-2 bracteate below), lax, up to 20 cm long in fruit. Flowers 6-7 mm across, white, mauve with lilac bases usually; pedicels 15-25 mm long in fruit, erect. Sepals 3-4 mm long. Petals 7-8 mm long, 3-3.5 mm broad. Stamens 3-4: 4-5 mm long. Siliquae c. 20 mm long, 2 mm broad, linear, flattened, often subcontorted, stellately pubescent. Valves with a distinct mid-vein; style c 1 mm long, with bibbed stigma; septum complete, not veined; seeds few, sub-orbicular.

    Fl. Per.: June July.

    Type: W. Tibet, Zanskar, 3600-4200 m, Stoliczka (K).

    Distribution: Endemic to W. Tibet and Kashmir.


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