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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit. to N. Iran.
Daucus glaber

[FIQ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Erect or decumbent biennial, subglabrous to rather sparsely hispid, 15–30 cm
Morphology Stem
Stem slender, subterete, striate, with long, ascending branches from near the base
Morphology Leaves
Lower leaves rather small, petiolate, oblong-lanceolate in outline, bipinnatisect, pinnules further divided into very short, thick, mucronate segments Upper leaves similarly dissected, sessile
Morphology Leaves Leaf sheaths
Sheaths short, narrowly expanded
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Involucre of 3–6 trifid (rarely some simple) bracts, a little shorter than rays
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Partial umbels ± 10-flowered, outer petals larger but scarcely conspicuously radiant Umbels few, small, rays about 10, unequal, incurved in fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles ± 6, linear-lanceolate, equalling pedicels
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit ± 3 mm long, with 10–12 glochidiate spines along each secondary ridge. Primary ridges filiform, furnished with divergent bristles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Styles 1.0 mm, divergent.

Native to:

Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Palestine, Sinai, Turkey

Introduced into:

Korea

Daucus glaber (Forssk.) Thell. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Mém. Soc. Sci. Nat. Math. Cherbourg 38: 407 (1912)

Accepted by

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.

Not accepted by

  • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo. [Cited as Daucus littoralis var. forsskaolii.]
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Daucus littoralis.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Daucus littoralis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmondson, J.R. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Iraq 5(2): 1-349. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.

Flora of Iraq
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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