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Hepatica falconeri (Thomson) Juz. in Fl. USSR. 7: 284. 1937. Anemone falconeri Thomson in Hook., Icon. Pl. t. 899. 1852; Hook. f. & Thomson in Fl. Brit. India 1: 9. 1872.

Herbs, perennial, softly hairy, 10 - 15 cm high; rootstock covered by scales. Radical leaves ca 12 cm long, including petiole; lamina reniform-cordate, deeply 3-partite; lobes cuneate at base; lobules crenate-obtuse, mucronulate. Scapes arising from amidst leaves, hairy, erect, as long as or longer than radical leaves bearing an involucre of usually 3 sessile entire leaves just below the flower. Flowers ca 1.5 cm across, shortly pedicelled. Sepals 5 - 6, white. Filaments expanded at base. Achenes oblong, angled, silky hairy.

Fl. & Fr. April - June.

Distrib. India: N. W. Himalayas. Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

Central Asia.

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