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This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Medit. and Iraq.

[FIQ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Erect, glabrous annual up to 45 cm high with a sparse basal rosette of leaves
Morphology Stem
Stem simple, terete
Morphology Leaves
Basal leaves forming a rosette, obovate, obtuse, free at base Cauline leaves opposite, larger, ovate to ovate-deltoid, acute to acuminate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in a loose cyme (in depauperate plants reduced to a single flower)
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobed almost to base, lobes narrow lanceolate to linear-subulate, 7–9 × 0.5–1.5 mm, acute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 10–15 mm in diameter, lobes oblong, obtuse.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Austria, Baleares, Belgium, Bulgaria, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Morocco, Netherlands, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, New Zealand North, Uruguay

Blackstonia perfoliata (L.) Huds. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Knight, United Kingdom 47391.000
Rico, L. [1951], Morocco K000564918
Rico, L. [1813], Tunisia K000296002

First published in Fl. Angl.: 146 (1762)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Bergmeier, E., Blockeel, T., Böhling, N., Fournaraki, C., Gotsiou, P., Jahn, R., Lansdown, R. & Turland, N. (2011). An inventory of the vascular plants and bryophytes of Gavdopoula island (S Aegean, Greece) and its phytogeographical significance Willdenowia 41: 179-189.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Literature

Flora of Iraq

  • Edmondson in Davis, Fl. Turk. 6: 177 (1978).
  • Huds., Fl. Angl. 146 (1762);
  • Nábělek in Publ. Fac. Sci. Univ. Masaryk 70: 12 (1926);
  • Schiman-Czeika in Rech.f., Fl. Iranica 41: 27 (1967);

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.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Schiman-Czeiha, H. (1967). Flora Iranica 41: 1-28. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

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