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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit. to Iran.
Pterocephalus plumosus

[FIQ]

Ghazanfar, S. A. & Edmondson, J. R (Eds). (2014) Flora of Iraq, Volume 5 Part 2: Lythraceae to Campanulaceae.

Morphology General Habit
Erect annual herb up to 40 cm high, tomentose with long and short glandular and eglandular hairs
Morphology Stem
Stems ± branched above
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 30–150 × 6–50 mm, the lower oblong, entire, crenate-dentate or lyrate; the upper entire or pinnatipartite or lyrate with a large lanceolate terminal lobe and small linear lateral lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence hemispherical, 15– 30 mm across
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Involucral bracts 12–24 × 2.5–4 mm, linear-lanceolate, acute, equal to or longer than the inflorescence Involucel in fruit 4–5 mm long, with a toothed margin; crown and internal collar absent Involucral bracteoles absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla pink or purplish, 9–12 mm long; lobes 4–6 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx shortly stipitate, with 11–12 awns, 9–11 mm long and free almost to the base.
Ecology
Wet ground nr. wadi, rocky clay, dry river bed, mountain slope, on limestone at upper limit of Quercus aegilops forest; alt. 680–1450 (–2000) m.
Phenology
May–Jul.
Distribution
Balkans, Greece, Turkey, Ukraine, Armenia, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Caucasus, N, C & W Iran, Turkmenistan, Libya.

Native to:

Albania, Bulgaria, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Palestine, Sinai, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Yugoslavia

Pterocephalus plumosus (L.) Coult. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 10, 1963 Bornmüller, J. [1312], Iraq K000779129
Gombault [2049], Lebanon K000315742
s.coll. [692tw?], Lebanon K000315744
Hepper, F.N. [12068], Lebanon K000315746
Makinson, D.J. [89], Lebanon K000315747
Maitland, T.D. [384], Lebanon K000315739
Blanche [1234], Lebanon K000315745
Maitland, T.D. [384], Lebanon K000315740
Maitland, T.D. [412], Lebanon K000315741
Blanche, I. [74], Lebanon K000315743
Heldreich, Th. de [], Turkey Pterocephalus caramanicus K000779130 Unknown type material
Heldreich, T. de [s.n.], Turkey Pterocephalus caramanicus K000779131

First published in Mém. Dipsac.: 31 (1823)

Accepted by

  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmondson, J.R. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Iraq 5(2): 1-349. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Litvinskaya, S.A. & Murtazaliev, R.A. (2013). Flora of the Northern Caucasus: An Atlas and Identification Book: 1-688. Fiton XXI.
  • Rechinger, K.H. & Lack, H.W. (1991). Flora Iranica 168: 1-67. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Schischkin, B.K. & al. (eds.) (1954). Flora Turkmenii 6: 1-402. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) in Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Konspectus Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

Literature

Flora of Iraq

  • Bobrov in Fl. SSSR 24: 51 (1957);
  • Boiss., Fl. Orient. 3: 147 (1875);
  • Coult. Mem. Dipsac. 31 (1823);
  • Jamzad, Fl. Iran 8: 61 (1993).
  • Nabělek in Pub. Fac. Sci. Univ. Masaryk 35: 140 (1923);
  • Rech.f., Fl. Iranica 168: 32 (1991);
  • Zohary in Dep. Agr. Iraq Bull., 31: 142 (1950);
  • Zohary, Fl. Palest. ed. 2, 1: 618 (1932);

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce) Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Boulos, L. (2002). Flora of Egypt 3: 1-373. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Litvinskaya, S.A. & Murtazaliev, R.A. (2013). Flora of the Northern Caucasus: An Atlas and Identification Book: 1-688. Fiton XXI.
  • Schischkin, B.K. & al. (eds.) (1954). Flora Turkmenii 6: 1-402. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) in Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Konspectus Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1976). Flora Europaea 4: 1-505. Cambridge University Press.

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