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Robeschia schimperi (Boiss.) Schulz in Engler, Pflanzenr. 86 (IV. 105): 360. 1924. in Engl. & Prantl, l.c. 656; Hedge in Rech. f., l.c. 342.

Robeschia schimperi

Credit: Azmat

  • Arabidopsis schimperi (Boiss.) N. Busch
  • Robeschia sinaica Hochst. ex Fourn.
  • Sisymbrium schimperi Boiss.
  • Sisymbrium sophia var. schimperi (Boiss.) Hook. f. & Thoms.

    Annual, 5-20 (-30) cm tall, erect, branched mostly from the base, usually densely hairy with short, branched hairs. Leaves 2-pinnatisect, 20-60 mm long, stalked; lobes short, narrowly oblong. Racemes 10-25-flowered, ebracteate, up to 15 (-20) cm long in fruit. Flowers c. 3 mm across, white or pale lilac; pedicels 1.5-2.5 mm long in fruit, thickened, ascending or almost erect. Sepals c. 2.5 mm long. Petals 4-5 mm long, 1-1.5 mm broad. Stamens c. 2.5: 3 mm long; anthers c. 0.5 mm long. Siliquae 25-40 mm long, 1-1.5 mm broad, linear-terete, erect, straight, conical above, hairy, sometimes almost glabrous; valves with a distinct mid-rib; stigma short, sub-sessile; seeds 10-14 in each locule, c. 1 mm long.

    Fl. Per.: April-June.

    Type: Mt. Sinai, W. Schimper 170 (G, K, E).

    Distribution: Sinai, Syria, Iran and Pakistan.


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