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4. Gypsophila makranica (Rech. f.) S. A. Ghazanfar, comb. nov.


  • Saponaria makranica Rech. f.

    Annual herb, 3-10 cm. Lower leaves 10-15 x 1.5-3 mm, sub-peti obtuse, the cauline smaller, lanceolate, acute. Pedicels capillary. Calyx ± 4 M tubular-campanulate, yellow-green, puberulus, eglandular, intermixed With glandular hairs; teeth triangular, acute, shortly apiculate. Petals smaller than sepals. Capsule ovoid, included in the calyx. Seeds minute, tuberculate.

    Type: Pakistan: Makran: Nag inter Panjgur et Surab, substn. Tonschiefer,1300 21. iv, 1965, Hechinger f. 2826 (hello W.).

    Distribution: Pakistan (Baluchistan); S. W. Iran.

    Very similar to G. floribunda but differing in its eglandular pubesce slightly longer calyx and included capsule. It also differs in having small comm sural veins, particularly on the calyx teeth, and the petals smaller than the sepals


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