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Drabopsis verna C. Koch in Linnaea. 15:253. 1841. Cullen in Davis, l.c. 444; Hedge in Rech. f., l.c. 212.

Drabopsis verna

Credit: Shaukat & Azmat

  • Arabidipsis nuda (Bel. ex Boiss.) Bornm.
  • Arabis nuda Belang. ex Boiss.
  • Arabis scapigera Boiss.
  • Arabis verna (Koch) N. Busch
  • Drabopsis nuda (Bel. ex Boiss.) Stapf
  • Sisymbrium nudum (Bel. ex Boiss.) Boiss

    Annual, 5-15 cm tall, erect or suberect, ± hairy below and glabrous above, simple rarely branched from the base. Rosette leaves oblong-obovate, spathulate or oblong-lanceolate, 5-15 mm long, 2-6 mm broad, sessile or subsessile, entire or obscurely sparsely toothed, hairy with short, branched hairs. Scapes 5-10 (-15)-flowered, lax, ebiacteate. Flowers c. 3 mm across, pale yellow, often turning white when dried; pedicels up to 3 (-5) mm long in fruit, thickened, ± erect. Sepals c. 2 mm long. Petals c. 2.5 (-3) mm long, 0.7 (-1) mm broad. Stamens c. 2:2.5 mm long. Siliquae linear-oblong, 15-25 mm long, 0.7-1 mm broad; erect, usually slightly curved, glabrous, compressed, apex obtuse or subobtuse; valves with a distinct mid-vein; stigma minute, depressed, subsessile or sessile; septum not veined; seeds 7-12 in each locule, c. 1 mm long, oblong.

    Fl. Per.: April-June.

    Type: Armenia, C. Koch (LE).

    Distribution: Himalayas, C. Asia, Pakistan, westward to Turkey.


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