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Viola jordanii Hanry var. falconeri (Hook. f. & Thomson) W. Becker in Beih. Bot. Centralbl. Abt. 2, 34: 380. 1917. V. falconeri Hook. f. & Thomson in Fl. Brit. India 1: 185. 1872.

Herbs, glabrous; stems or branches 15 - 30 an high, erect, with long internodes. Leaves ovate or ovate-oblong, very broadly crenate, obtuse, 2 - 4.5 x 3 - 6.5 cm, gland-dotted, glabrate to sparsely strigose; petioles up to 5 cm long; stipules foliaceous, up to 3.5 cm long, smaller below, gland-dotted. Peduncles 5 - 7 cm long, bibracteolate above middle. Flowers blue, up to 1 cm across, blue, with white markings in throat. Sepals up to 8 mm long, subulate-lanceolate, with eloagate appendage. Petals orbicular-obovate; spur saccate. Style inflated above; stigma decurved, oblique. Capsules ca 1 cm long, glabrous, apiculate.

Fl. & Fr. May - Oct.

Distrib. India: Jammu & Kashmir.


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