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Christolea parkeri (O. Schulz) Jafri in Notes R. Bot. Gard. Edinb. 22: 52. 1955. Ermania parkeri O. Schulz in Fedde, Repert. Spec. Nov. 31: 333. 1933.


Herbs, erect, or suberect, up to 10 cm high, hairy. Basal leaves narrowly spathulate, rounded or 1 - 3-dentate at apex, 1 - 1.5 x 0.3 - 0.5 cm; upper leaves oblanceolate to linear. Racemes 10 - 15-flowered, bracteate. Flowers white with purple tinge at base, ca 5 mm across; pedicels ca 8 mm long in fruit. Sepals ca 3 mm long. Petals 5 - 8 mm long. Stamens ca 3 mm long. Stigma depressed, shortly bilobed. Fruits linear, ca 10 x 1 mm, pilose. Seeds ca 8 in each locule.

Fl. & Fr. June - July.

Distrib. India: Jammu & Kashmir.

Nepal.




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