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Viola jangiensis W. Becker in Bull. Misc. Inf. Kew 1929: 201.1929.


Herbs, acaulescent; rhizome ascending, 2 - 3 mm thick, shortly articulated. Leaves deltoid or deltoid-ovate, obtuse, entire or remotely crenate to partly repand-crenate, 1 - 2 x 1 - 2 cm, more or less pubescent, especially on lower surface; young leaves narrower; petioles up to 8 cm long; stipules about 1 cm long. Peduncles 5 - 7 cm long, bibracteolate at middle. Flowers ca 5 mm across, pale violet. Sepals ovate-lanceolate, ca 2 mm long; lateral sepals ca 3 mm long, narrower, shortly appendiculate. Lateral petals minutely hairy at base; spur acute, ca 1 mm long. Ovary conical; style geniculate at base, more or less clavate, not curved at apex, passing directly upwards to an uncovered orifice. Fruit not seen.

Fl. July.

Distrib. India: Himachal Pradesh.

Endemic.




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