Botanical Survey of India | Flora of India

JSP Page
Chorispora macropoda Trautv. in Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 33: t. 109. 1860; Jafri in Fl. W. Pakistan 55: 205. 1973.


Herbs, perennial, suberect, 5 - 10 cm high; stems slender, branched from base forming compact tufts, finely pubescent with both glandular and eglandular simple hairs. Leaves mostly radical, congested at base, stalked, oblanceolate or oblong-spathulate, more or less dentate to pinnatipartite, 20 - 30 x 4 - 7 mm; lobes small, lanceolate, glabrous to sparsely hairy along margins. Racemes dense, up to 7 cm long in fruit; pedicels ascending, 8 - 10 mm long in fruit. Sepals 2 - 3 mm long, sparsely hairy. Petals linear-spathulate, clawed at base, dilated and emarginate at apex, 5 - 7 mm long. Fruits irregularly flattened and torulose, 10 - 15 x 2 - 2.5 mm, finely glandular hairy; style 2.5 - 4 mm long.

Fl. & Fr. May - July.

Distrib. India: Jammu & Kashmir.

Central and S.W. Asia.




JSP Page
  • Search