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Gypsophila sedifolia Kurz in Flora 30: 285. 1872; Edgew. & Hook. f. in Fl. Brit. India 1: 217. 1874.


Herbs, perennial, caespitose, pubescent throughout; roots stout, woody; branches many short, decumbent, pale green. Leaves fascicled, linear, obtuse at apex, ca 6 mm long, thick, nerveless. Cymes capitate on elongated branches, 2 - 7 cm across. Flowers 4 - 6 mm across; bracts linear, obtuse. Calyx ca 2 mm long, 5-lobed; lobes obtuse, scarious-margined. Capsules included in calyx; seeds cochleate.

Fl. & Fr. May - July.

Distrib. India: Alpine Himalayas, above 2700 m. Jammu & Kashmir.

China (Tibet).




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