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13. Gagea bashoensis Ali in Pak. J. Bot. 38(1): 43, fig. 1D, E, F. 2006. (Fig. 13, A-F).

S. I. Ali and I.G. Levichev

Gagea bashoensis

Credit: I.G. Levichev

Plants solitary, slender, 7-12(20) cm in height. Bulb 9-10 mm in diameter, obliquely-dro p-shaped, without bulbils, outer tunic thin, coriaceous, brown. Peduncle in T.S. quadrangular. Basal leaf single, linear, c. 1 mm broad, grooved in T.S. Bracts 2, narrowly lanceolate, 12-20 mm long, up to 1.5-2 mm broad. Inflorescence umbrella-shaped, 2-3(-5)-flowered, in fruiting stage candelabrum-l ike. Pedicels unequal, 4-20 mm long. Tepals lanceolate, 11-16 mm long, get extended during flowering, 1-1.5(2) mm broad, yellow inside, green outside, whitish along the margin. Capsule 5-6 mm long, glabrous, obovate, retuse-emarginate above, style c. 10 mm long, stigma capitate. Seeds terete.

Fl. Per.: May-July

Holotype: Bondopiri, Basho Valley, Skardu, 3710 m, Juniper high slope, 6.7.1998, Kathrin Hofmann, Ulrik. A. Motzfeldt, Wazir Shabbir & Jawad Ali 2d-2-2 (RAW!).

Distribution: N. Pakistan, N.W. India, Kashmir.


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