Viola cinerea Boiss., Diagn. Pl. Orient., ser. 1 1: 7 1843. (syn: Viola behboudiana Rech.f. & Esfand.; Viola makranica Omer & Qaiser);
Iran (S-Iran), Oman (Mascat & Oman, Dhofar), Pakistan (Baluchistan, Sind) as per CoL;
Viola Species : Oman : 13JUL21 : AK-03: 3 images.
Recently I came across a Viola Species posted on FOI.
Yes, possible. Pl. post high res. images for confirmation.
Adding high resolution images.
3 high res. images.
Yes, … you are right. This is Viola cinerea Boiss. There are few confusions in naming. This species I have noted in arid areas of Gujarat, and also reported here in Flora of Saurashtra (1962) by Father Santapau. Here, I am attaching the original description and one photograph from my earlier collection.
Yes, You are right …, Attached description photograph from Flora of Gujarat State (G. L. Shah, 1978). Viola cinerea mentioned as a Syn.
References: POWO Catalogue of Life The Plant List Ver.1.1 Tropicos IPNI GBIF specimens from Oman– one, two, three, four (High resolution specimens) Flora of Pakistan FOP illustration Plant illustrations Native Plants of the Middle East