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This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit. to Central Asia and Himalaya.
Rosularia serrata

[FIQ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial succulent herbs with fibrous or tuberous roots
Morphology Stem
Stems erect
Morphology Leaves
Radical leaves forming basal rosettes, sessile, fleshy, oblong to spatulate to obovate, linear or elliptic, attenuate at base; cauline leaves sessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence terminal or lateral, racemose or paniculate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 5(–6)-merous, tubular, urceolate to campanulate Flowering stems arising from axils of rosulate leaves, simple, erect
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals basally united, fleshy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals united at base, lobes membranous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 10–18, epipetalous in two whorls
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Nectaries
Nectary scales oblong
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels united basally
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Follicles erect, free, many-seeded.
Distribution
About 40 species in the arid and semi-arid regions of Asia, from Turkey to the Himalayas, and one in Ethiopia. Several species and subspecies and varieties have been recognized from Iraq. Following Eggli, only one species with three subspecies are recognized.
Note
The name is taken from the rosulate arrangement of the leaves. Rosularia (from rosa, a rose and the diminutive -ula, because the leaves are arranged in a rosette).

Native to:

Afghanistan, Assam, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Greece, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Sinai, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Xinjiang

Rosularia (DC.) Stapf appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2004 Pettersson, M.F. [ACW1179], Turkey 73062.000

First published in Bot. Mag. 149: t. 8985 (1923)

Accepted by

  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of China 8: 1-506. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Flora of Iraq

  • Eggli, Bradleya 6: 1–118 (1988)
  • Stapf., Bot. Mag. 149, sub tab. 8985 (1923);

Flora of Iraq
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0