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Megacarpaea bifida Benth., l. c. 357. Hook. f., l.c. 161.

Megacarpaea bifida

Credit: Azmat

Perennial, comparatively less robust than the above species; leaf segments ± entire; flowers c. 5 mm across, yellow; stamens 7-11; siliculae conspicuously bifid, very deeply notched at the apex, with lobes diverging; each lobe obovate-oblong, 4-5 cm long, 3-3.5 cm broad; wing c. half as broad as the locule; seed somewhat blackish.

Fl. Per.: May-July.

Type: Kashmir: Baltistan, valley of Kishenganga, 2220 m , Winterbottom 597 (K).

Distribution: Endemic to Himalayas.


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