Gypsophila libanotica Boiss.

First published in Diagn. Pl. Orient. 1: 12 (1843)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Central Türkiye to Anti-Lebanon, NE. Iraq. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Descriptions

Extinction risk predictions for the world's flowering plants to support their conservation (2024). Bachman, S.P., Brown, M.J.M., Leão, T.C.C., Lughadha, E.N., Walker, B.E. https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nph.19592

Conservation
Predicted extinction risk: not threatened. Confidence: confident
[AERP]

Ghazanfar, S. A. & Edmondson, J. R (Eds). (2016) Flora of Iraq, Volume 5 Part 1: Elatinaceae to Sphenocleaceae.

Morphology General Habit
Perennials with branched woody stock
Morphology Stem
Stems many, 25–55 cm, ± rigid, branched, ascending to erect, glabrous or glandular-hairy above
Morphology Leaves
Leaves linear-lanceolate to lanceolate, 7–44 × 1–4 mm, glaucous, acute to acuminate with prominent nerves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence panicle with many flowers
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts ± 1 mm, distinctly shorter than pedicels, lanceolate, acuminate, scarious
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels to 3 mm, glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx campanulate, 2–3 mm, glabrous; teeth ovate- rotundate, equal to longer than tube with ciliate hyaline margins, calcium oxalate druses prominent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 4–6 mm, oblong, truncate to emarginated
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens shorter than petals
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule shorter than calyx
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds with acute tubercles.
Ecology
Rocky mountains; alt. ± 1400 m;
Phenology
Flowering: Jun.
Distribution
Iraq: Very local in NE Iraq. Turkey, Lebanon, Syria.
[FIQ]

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Flora of Iraq

    • Ghazanfar, S. A., Edmondson, J. R. (Eds). (2013-2019). Flora of Iraq, Volumes 5.1, 5.2 and 6.0. Kew Publishing
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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