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Bupleurum longicaule Wall. ex DC., Prodr. 4:131. 1830. C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., l.c. 677; Wolff in Engler, l.c. 122; E. Nasir, l.c. 428; Hiroe, l.c. 90.

  • Bupleurum rupestre Edgew.

    Perennial, 15-40 cm tall, 1 or more stems from the base. Lower leaves linear to lanceolate; upper leaves lanceolate, amplexicaul, apices long acuminate. Involucral bracts 1-3, ovate, unequal. Rays 2-8. Involucel of 6-8 oval bractlets, slightly connate at the base, longer than the flowering umbellet, veins 5-7. Petals and stylopodium almost black. Fruit oblong; ridges slightly winged; furrows 3-vittate.

    Type: Nepal, Wallich 557 (Holotype K; Isotype E).

    Distribution: Central Asia, Himalayas in India and Pakistan.

    Key to the varieties

    1 Basal leaves lanceolate, long petioled. Fruit ridges prominent, not winged   Bupleurum longicaule var. hazaricum
    + Basal leaves linear. Fruit ridges narrowly winged   (2)
    2 (1) Stem usually 1 from the base. Bractlets ovate, imbricate   Bupleurum longicaule var. himalayense
    + Stems many form the base. Bractlets oval, slightly connate at the base   Bupleurum longicaule var. ramosum

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