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2. Vincetoxicum cardiostephanum (Rech. f.) Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 73:14. t. 7. 1970. Ali & Khatoon l.c. 63.


  • Cynanchum cardiostephanum Rech. f.

    Glabrous perennial with many branches from the base, erect, 10-15 cm tall. Leaves c. 20-50 mm x 7-10 mm, ovate lanceolate, entire, yellowish green, petiole 1-1.5 mm. Flowers clustered in axillary cymes. Pedicels 1-6 mm long, glabrous. Calyx 2.5 mm long, teeth lanceolate, acute, minutely ciliate. Corolla c. 4 mm long (at the time of anthesis), pale-green, lobes glabrous on the inner side, tube hairy in the upper part. Corona lobes cordate-truncate, emarginate Fruit not seen.

    Fl. Per.: April.

    Holotype: Afghanistan, Jaji, in declivibus jugi Narai Kotal versus Chakmani, in apertis quercetorum (Qu. Baloot), substr. serpentin., 2100 m, 4.4.1967, RechinĀ¬ger 35614 (W).

    Distribution: Afghanistan, Pakistan (Kurram Valley).


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