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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Platytaenia

Platytaenia lasiocarpa ssp. thomsonii (Clarke) Rech. f. & Riedl in Biol. Skr. 13, 4: 104. 1963.

  • Heracleum thomsonii C.B. Clarke

    Plants 15-50 cm tall. Root thick elongated. Stems several from the base, almost naked, pubescent to glabrascent. Leaves mostly basal, pinnate to bipinnate; pinnae linear to oval, sessile or shortly petioled, pinnatifid to pinnatisect, pubescent. Involucre of 3-5 linear pubescent bracts. Rays 3-12, pubescent. Involucel of 5-6 pubescent bractlets. Flowers white to yellowish-white. Outer petals larger, deeply lobed. Styles 1.5-2 mm long. Fruit dorsally compressed, oblong, pubescent; wings narrow; vittae extending to the base of the fruit.

    Type: Ladak, Thomson, 29th Sept. 1847 (K).

    Distribution: Himalayas in India and W. Pakistan.

    A common plant in the inner Himalayan ranges.

    Lower Taxon

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