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Christolea scaposa Jafri in Notes R. Bot. Gard. Edinb. 22: 38, f.2. 1955. Ermania scaposa (Jafri) Botsch. in Bot. J.U.R.S.S. 41: 731. 1956.


Herbs, up to 10 cm high, densely pilose, hairs usually simple. Basal leaves orbicular, with blunt teeth, subcoriaceous, 5 - 15 mm broad, pilose. Racemes ca 20-flowered, ebracteate, erect-ascending, up to 1 cm long in fruit, pilose. Sepals 3 - 4 mm long. Petals 5 - 6 x 2 mm. Stamens 3.5 - 4.5 cm long. Fruits oblong-linear, compressed, ca 1.2 cm long, pilose; valves with a distinct mid-vein. Seeds biseriate.

Fl. & Fr. June - July.

Distrib. India: Kashmir.

Endemic.




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