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Arenaria thangoensis W. Smith in Rec. Bot. Surv. India 4: 180. 1911.


Herbs, small, delicate, branched, 2 - 3 cm high, viscid-pubescent; stems with a line of whitish to brownish hairs. Leaves broadly lanceolate, 3 - 4 mm long, ciliate along margins, 1-nerved. Flowers few, in cymes; pedicels divaricate,3 4 mm long, hairy. Sepals 5, broadly lanceolate, 1.5 - 3 mm long, hairy. Petals absent. Stamens 5, 1.2 - 1.5 mm long. Ovary ovoid, ca 1 mm long; styles 2. Capsules 4-valved, ca 3 mm long; seeds few, subglobose, 0.6 - 0.8 mm in diam.

Fl. & Fr. July - Aug.

Distrib. India: Alpine regions, ca 4500 m. Sikkim.

Endemic.





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