Pedicularis perrottetii Benth., Prodr. 10: 565 1846. ;
 

Annual herbs, sparsely pubescent; stems 10-20 cm tall, rigid but wavy, sparsely hairy. Leaves numerous, 3.6-6 cm, alternate, glandular-hairy, petioled, oblong, pinnatifid; lobes oblong, subrecurved, obtuse, crenate. Flowers few, subsessile, axillary. Calyx 2.5 cm long, tubular; lobes crested. Corolla white, 7-15 cm long with slender tube, throat shortly funnel-shaped, the upper lip rounded. Stamens 4, didynamous; anthers under the upper lip meeting in pairs; cells distinct, equal, parallel, both perfect. Ovary many-ovuled; style slender; stigma subcapitate. Capsule falcate, 1 inch long; seeds numerous, various in shape and markings of the testa, usually reticulate.  

Flowering and fruiting: October-January 
Grasslands 
Southern Western Ghats
 


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Name: Pedicularis perrottetti Benth.
Family: Scrophulariaceae (now, Orobanchaceae)
English: Lousewort
Date: 23 Oct 2012
Location: Western Catchment, Nilgiris, TN
Alt.: 2400 m asl 
I identified this herb with the key in Flora of South Indian Hills by P.F.Fyson; but this species name is not in MOBOT and says ‘unresolved’ in ThePlantList. Now, what might be the recent accepted of this plant?
Please correct me if am wrong.


 
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