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Incarvillea emodi (Royle ex Lindl.) Chatterjee, Kew Bull. 1948: 185. 1949. Rech.f.,l.c.2; R.R. Stewart, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 669. 1972.

  • Amphicome emodi Royle ex Lindl.

    Perennial, glabrous or pubescent herbs. Rootstock short, leafy. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets opposite or subopposite, 8-9, ovate-oblong, (8-)10-32 x 7-22 mm, undersurface glandular, punctate. Racemes terminal, 4-12(-15)-flowered, pendent. Scape fairly stout. Bract lanceolate, (3-)4-9 mm long; bracteoles smaller and narrower, glabrous. Pedicels 5-22 mm long. Calyx truncate or 5-fid, campanulate, 4.5-6 (-7) mm long, 5-ribbed, persistent. Corolla rosy-pink with a yellow throat, deciduous; tube 3-3.5 cm long, abruply dilated towards base; lobes 5, spreading; obtuse. Stamens 4, with a fifth staminode; filaments arched, of longer stamens c. 20 mm long; anther lobes oblong, c. 2.5 mm long, spreading, villous, connective produced into an obtuse short appendage. Ovary broad-linear, 5-6 mm long; style filiform, 24-26 mm long; stigma patelliform, 2-2.5mm long. Capsule broad-linear, 12-18(-20) x 0.4-0.45 cm. Seeds many, linear-oblong, 2-2.5 mm long, produced and fibrillate at both ends horizontally, rugose-papillate.

    Fl.Per.: April-early May.

    Type: India, Kashmir, Wallich 487 (K, BM!).

    Distribution: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir, Nepal & India.

    A rock crevice species with attractive rosy-pink flowers and worth cultivating. Found from 600-2700 m.


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