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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Turkey to W. Iran.

[FIQ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Aromatic low shrub forming large loose tufts; branches up to 4 mm in diameter
Morphology Leaves
Leaves in dense rosettes, membranous, obovate to oblong-spathulate, 1–6 × 0.4–2 cm, attenuate at base, obtuse, margin dentate, ± pilose especially beneath
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Scape
Scape erect, 3–10 cm, pilose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in 2–4 superimposed verticillasters of 3–5
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts foliaceous, ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, 1–2.5 cm, obtuse or acute, dentate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels up to 10 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 6–8 mm, tubular-campanulate, lobes linear-lanceolate, acute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow, tube 18–30 mm, limb 6–8 mm across; lobes ovate, entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, angular, dark brown.
Ecology
On cliff face and between rocks, in a narrow gorge by a stream; alt. 500–1000 m.
Phenology
Apr.- Aug.
Distribution
Endemic to western Iran (from where the type is collected) and northern Iraq.

Native to:

Iran, Iraq, Turkey

Dionysia bornmuelleri (Pax) Clay appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Strauss, T [s.n.], Iran K000750481 Unknown type material

First published in Present-Day Rock Garden: 194 (1937)

Accepted by

  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmondson, J.R. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Iraq 5(2): 1-349. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

Literature

Flora of Iraq

  • Wendelbo in Rech. f., Fl. Iranica 9: 15 (1965).
  • Wendelbo in Acta Univ. Berg. 3: 38 (1961);
  • Clay, The Present Day Rock Garden : 194 (1937);

Flora of Iraq
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