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Aconitum soongoricum Stapf in Ann. R. Bot. Gard. Calc. 10: 141, t. 95. 1905.

Herbs, biennial; roots paired, tuberous; stems simple, erect, up to 70 cm high. Basal leaves long-petioled but usually decayed at flowering time; upper. leaves scattered, shortly petioled; lamina 8 - 12 cm wide, 5-partite to the base. Inflorescence a terminal raceme; lower bracts foliaceous; pedicels slender, erect or appressed to axis. Flowers blue. Uppermost sepal with a long slender beak, pubescent. Petals and filaments glabrous. Carpels 3. Follicles frequently less than 3, often only one developing.

Fl. & Fr. July - Aug.

Distrib. India: N. W. Himalayas. Jammu & Kashmir.

Central Asian Highlands and China.

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