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9. Pseudomertensia nemorosa (DC.) Stewart & Kazmi in J. Arn. Arb. 51(3): 378. 1970.


  • Eritrichium nemorosum A. DC.
  • Lithospermum ovalifolium Decne.
  • Mertensia moltkioides var. thomsoni C.B. Clarke
  • Mertensia nemorosa (DC.) I.M. Johnston

    Related to Pseudomertensia moltkioides but easily distinguished by the larger leaves (50-130 x 10-35 mm), shorter corolla tube (about twice calyx length) and smaller anthers (about 1 mm long). Also closely related to Pseudomertensia racemosa (Royle) Kazmi (=Myosotis racemosa Benth.) which has white flowers and leaves that are subcordate at the base.

    Fl. Per.: April-May.

    Type: Kashmir: In humidis nemorum ad Ouri, 4th May, 1831 Jacquemont s.n. (GH; P).

    Distribution: Pakistan, Kashmir.

    Found in the forest zone between 1900-3000 m.


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