Rosularia
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BLEPHAROPHYLLA   Eggli, 1987

Section Rosularia

 

Distribution : South-Eastern Turkey (on limestone).

 

 

Description (according to U. Eggli in IHSP, 2003) :

 

Rosette with thickened taproots, semiglobular, 2 – 4 cm in diameter, with (sub-) sessile offsets.

 

Leaves ± erect, oblong with rounded to truncate apex, 2 - 3 cm, narrowest at the base, green, glabrous or with scattered glandular hairs, margin ciliate.

 

Inflorescences lateral, drooping when young, 8 - 15 cm, branched, basally with large bracts.

 

Flowers 5-merous, erect, broadly tubular, sepals slender triangular, green,  petals 10 - 12 mm, white with greenish venation, rarely flushed pale pinkish.

Cytology : 2n = 18

 

Only known from the type locality; closely related to R. lineata. 

 




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