Mazus surculosus from near Nohradhar Himachal Pradesh-GS14012022-6

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Gurcharan Singh

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Mazus surculosus is easily differentiated from related species M pumilus in longer orange stripes on the lower lip. In addition the species can be differentiated as under:

M. pumilus: Annuals, up to 30 cm tall, stems glabrous or with short hairs; basal leaves usually shed at flowering time; flowers mostly in upper part of inflorescence; calyx lobes ovate, as long as tube, acute; middle lobe of lower lip smaller than lateral lobes; lobes of upper lip triangular-ovate; capsule globose

M. surculosus: Perennials, up to 8 cm tall, stem with long white hairs;  basal leaves forming a rosette present at flowering time; flowers almost from base of raceme, lax;  calyx lobes 1/3 as long as calyx, broadly ovate with obtuse to subacute tip; middle lobe of lower lip longer than lateral lobes; lobes of upper lip suborbicular; capsule ovoid

Photographed from near Nohradhar, Himachal Pradesh on 25-5-2015.





Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
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Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.

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