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Anemone biflora DC., Syst. Nat. 1: 201. 1820; Hook. f. & Thomson in Fl. Brit. India 1 - 7. 1872. A. coronaria L. var. biflora (DC.) Finet & Gagnepain in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 51: 60. 1904.

Herbs, with tuberous rootstock. Radical leaves 2-to 3-lobed, long-petioled; segments stalked; lobes obovate, obtuse. Scapes 5 - 20 cm long, glabrous, 1-to 2-flowered, rarely 3-flowered; involucral leaves many-partite; pedicels pubescent, secondarily involucellate; involucels 2, lateral. Flowers small, 2 - 3 cm across, dull red in colour; receptacle hemispheric. Sepals 5, oblong-ovate, persistent, yellowish hairy outside. Achenes with short persistent styles concealed in dense wool.

Fl. Mar. - May; Fl. June - Aug.

Distrib. India: Jammu & Kashmir.

Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran and Russia.

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