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This species is accepted, and its native range is Medit. to W. & S. Iran.
Lagoecia cuminoides

[FIQ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Glabrous annual 20–25(–40) cm
Morphology Stem
Stem leaves all similar, reducing in size upwards, in outline linear-oblong, long-petiolate, pinnate with as many as 25 pairs of pinnae in the lower leaves; pinnae obscurely trilobed, the lobes deeply dentate, teeth minutely serrulate and terminating in a fine seta which is largest in the upper leaves Stem ivory, terete, lightly sulcate, alternately branched from about the middle
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Umbels nodding at first, later erect, globular, 15–18 mm in diameter when fully developed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Involucral bracts 10–12, 5–7 mm long, pinnate, with the pinnae denticulate all round and bi- or tri-furcate at the apex, each segment long-aristate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles pectinate, segments mostly bifurcate at the apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals simply pectinate, exceeding bracteoles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Overall length of the petals (including aristae) ± 2 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit ± 2 mm long.
Ecology
Mountainsides, in denuded Quercus forest, on a steep limestone slope, dry steppic gypsiferous hills, fallow fields in foothills, bed of wadi; alt. 250–1500 m
Phenology
Flowering and fruiting: Apr.–May (–Jun.).
Distribution
Common in the middle and lower forest zone of Iraq, occasional in the steppe region. Mediterranean Europe (Spain, Italy, Balkans, Greece), Aegean Isles, Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Iran, N Africa.
Vernacular
GIYĀ-I GHAZALAH (Kurd.-Ain Sifni, Salim 2562); GIYᾹ GUMINK (Kurd.-Dohuk, Makki 3286).

Native to:

Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Palestine, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe

Lagoecia cuminoides L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 203 (1753)

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.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. 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.
  • Hedge, I.C., Lamond, J.M. & Rechinger, K.H. (1987). Flora Iranica 162: 1-555. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Meikle, R.D. (1977). Flora of Cyprus 1: 1-832. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Vangjeli, J. (2017). Flora Albania Atlas 1: 1-933. Koeltz Botanical Books.

Literature

Flora of Iraq

  • Blakelock in Kew Bull. 3: 434 (1948);
  • Boiss., Fl. Orient. 2: 833 (1872);
  • Bornmuller in Bot. Centralbl. 58B: 2756 (1938);
  • Guest in Dep. Agr. Iraq Bull. 27: 54 (1933);
  • H Riedl in Fl. Lowland Iraq: 451 (1964);
  • Hand.-Mazz. in Ann. Naturh. Mus. Wien 27: 88 (1913);
  • Hayek, Prodr. Fl. Balc. 1: 970 (1927);
  • Hedge & Lamond in Fl. Turk. 4: 304 (1972);
  • Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. ed. 1: 203 (1753);
  • Meikle, Fl. Cyprus 1: 692 (1977);
  • Mouterde, Nouv. Fl. Lib. et. Syr. 2: 577 (1970);
  • Nabělek in Publ. Fac. Sci. Univ. Masaryk 35: 120(1923);
  • Rawi in Dep. Agr. Iraq Tech. Bull. 14: 93 (1964);
  • Rechinger, Fl. Iranica 162: 63 (1987).
  • Wolff, l.c. 272 (1913);
  • Zohary in Dep. Agr. Iraq Bull. 31: 109 (1950);
  • Zohary, Fl. Palaest. 2: 386 (1972);

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.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Meikle, R.D. (1977). Flora of Cyprus 1: 1-832. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Vangjeli, J. (2017). Flora Albania Atlas 1: 1-933. Koeltz Botanical Books.

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